Farmers’ Decision Making Process for Innovations in Soil Conservation | Land Portal

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May 2006
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The aim of this paper is to contribute to a more holistic understanding of farmers’ decision making process for innovations in soil conservation. In this study, farmers’ decision making has been explored in the context of a mountainous olive growing area in northwest Syria, where evidences of land degradation are widespread.

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Author(s), editor(s), contributor(s): 

Defrijn, Sven
Turkelboom, Francis
Deckers, Jozef
Mathijs, Erik
Al-Ahmed, Kasem


The purpose of the International Soil Conservation Organization is to advocate for the sustainable, productive, and efficient use of soil and water resources.  It does so through communication among participants in its meetings, the goal of which is to improve understanding of natural resource management issues.  A primary feature of ISCO is the “informal” structure whereby no official “Constitution,” “Bylaws,” or membership fees are formulated or enacted.

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