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Sustainable poverty reduction in less-favoured areas

Author: Ruerd Ruben; J Pender; Arie Kuyvenhoven
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

Through the study of less-favoured areas in Africa, Latin America, and South and East Asia, development pathways allowing for the careful adjustment of resource use strategies at the field,  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Internet resource
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ruerd Ruben; J Pender; Arie Kuyvenhoven
ISBN: 9781845932770 1845932773 9781845932787 1845932781
OCLC Number: 85162026
Description: xii, 472 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Sustainable Poverty Reduction in Less-favoured Areas: Problems, Options and Strategies / Ruerd Ruben, John Pender and Arie Kuyvenhoven --
pt. I. Development Strategies for Poor People in Less-favoured Areas --
2. Designing and Evaluating Alternatives for More Sustainable Natural Resource Management in Less-favoured Areas / Santiago Lopez-Ridaura, Herman van Keulen and Ken E. Giller --
3. Dimensions of Vulnerability of Livelihoods in Less-favoured Areas: Interplay Between the Individual and the Collective / Johan Brons, Ton Dietz, Anke Niehof and Karen Witsenburg --
4. Market Imperfections / Nazneen Ahmed, Jack Peerlings and Aad van Tilburg --
pt. II. Resource Management Options --
5. Soil Nutrient Dynamics in Integrated Crop-Livestock Systems in the Northern Ethiopian Highlands / Assefa Abegaz and Herman van Keulen --
6. Rural Development and Sustainable Land Use in the Hillsides of Honduras / Hans G.P. Jansen, John Pender, Amy Damon, Willem Wielemaker and Rob Schipper --
7. Resource Use Efficiency on Own and Sharecropped Plots in Northern Ethiopia: Determinants and Implications for Sustainability / Girmay Tesfay, Ruerd Ruben, John Pender and Arie Kuyvenhoven --
pt. III. Livelihoods and Food Security --
8. Food Security Through the Livelihoods Lens: an Integrative Approach / Julieta R. Roa --
9. Changing Gender Roles in Household Food Security and Rural Livelihoods in Bangladesh / Ahmed Ali and Anke Niehof --
10. Does Social Capital Matter in Vegetable Markets? The Social Capital of Indigenous Agricultural Communities in the Philippines: Socio-cultural Implications and Consequences for Local Vegetable Trade / Aimee Milagrosa and Louis Slangen --
pt. IV. Markets and Institutional Development --
11. Making Markets Work for the Poor: the Challenge in the Age of Globalization / Eleni Z. Gabre-Madhin --
12. Market Access, Agricultural Productivity and Allocative Efficiency in the Banana Sector of Uganda / Fred Bagamba, Kees Burger, Ruerd Ruben and Arie Kuyvenhoven --
13. Land and Labour Market Participation Decisions under Imperfect Markets: a Case Study in North-east Jiangxi Province, China / Shuyi Feng, Nico Heerink and Ruerd Ruben --
14. Land and Labour Allocation Decisions in the Shift from Subsistence to Commercial Agriculture / Moti Jaleta and Cornelis Gardebroek --
15. Effects of Deregulation of the Rice Market on Farm Prices in China: a Marketing Channel Model / Le Chen and Jack Peerlings --
16. Consequences of the Abolition of the Multi fibre Arrangement Import Quotas on the Apparel Industry of Bangladesh: a Computable General Equilibrium Analysis / Nazneen Ahmed and Jack Peerlings --
pt. V. Strategies and Policy Priorities --
17. Poverty Targeting with Heterogeneous Endowments: a Micro-simulation Analysis of a Less-favoured Ethiopian Village / Marijke Kuiper and Ruerd Ruben --
18. Less-favoured Areas: Looking beyond Agriculture towards Ecosystem Services / Leslie Lipper, Prabhu Pingali and Monika Zurek --
19. Livelihood Strategies, Policies and Sustainable Poverty Reduction in LFAs: a Dynamic Perspective / Andrew Dorward.
Responsibility: edited by R. Ruben, J. Pender and A. Kuyvenhoven.
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