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The sustainable intensification of smallholder farming systems
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The sustainable intensification of smallholder farming systems (Hardback)

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This volume reviews recent research on effective support to improve smallholder livelihoods.



After discussing the economics of smallholder farming, Part 1 reviews ways of improving access to resources such as seeds, tools and expertise for soil health improvement and integrated pest management (IPM) as well as mechanisation. Part 2 discusses ways of improving support services such as farmer organisations, public sector and commercial extension services as well as the use of digital technologies to support particular groups such as female smallholders. Part 4 discusses ways of improving smallholder access to markets, including the role of both the private and public sectors.

Natural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingAgricultural scienceNatural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingAgronomy & crop productionNatural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingPest controlNatural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingSmallholdingsNatural World & The EnvironmentAgriculture & farmingSustainable agriculture Publisher: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited Publication Date: 25/08/2020 ISBN-13: 9781786764300  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Dr Mike Robinson is Chief Science Advisor at SFSA. He was formerly a Senior Technology Analyst for the Syngenta Corporate Strategy and Technology Group and has extensive experience of managing global collaborative research projects in bioscience. Dr Dominik Klauser is a Program Officer at the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA) which supports resource-poor small farmers in developing countries. Dr Klauser works on identifying and scaling technologies that benefit smallholders such as new crop varieties, seed treatments and fertilizer formulations.

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