Agricultural Development and Sustainable Intensification: Technology and Policy Challenges in the Face of Climate Change

Agricultural Development and Sustainable Intensification: Technology and Policy Challenges in the Face of Climate Change

by Udaya Sekhar Nagothu (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781138300590
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/08/2018
Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture Series
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Udaya Sekhar Nagothu is Research Professor and Director (Centre for International Development), Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO), Ås, Norway. He is editor of the books Food Security: Country Case Studies (Routledge, 2014) and Climate Change and Agricultural Development: Improving Resilience through Climate Smart Agriculture, Agroecology and Conservation (Routledge, 2016).

Table of Contents

1. Agricultural Development and Sustainable Intensification: Technology and Policy Innovations

Udaya Sekhar Nagothu, Esther Bloem and Andrew Borrell

2. Save and Grow: Translating Policy Advice into Field Action for Sustainable Intensification of Rice Production

Jan Willem Ketelaar, Alma Linda M Abubakar, Pham Van Du, Cahyana Widyastama, Avakat Phasouysaingam, Jesse Binamira, and Ngo Tien Dung

3. Sustainable Intensification and maize value chain improvements in Sub-Saharan Africa

Isaiah Nyagumbo, Mehreteab Tesfai, Udaya Sekhar Nagothu, Peter Setimela, James K.Karanja, Munyaradzi Mutenje, and Connie Madembo

4. The role of wheat in global food security

Maricelis Acevedo, Jason D. Zurn, Gemma Molero, Pawan Singh, Xinyao He, Meriem Aoun, Philomin Juliana, Harold Bockleman, Mike Bonman, Mahmoud El-Sohl, Ahmed Amri, Ronnie Coffman, and Linda McCandless

5. Innovative practices in potato production for food and nutrition security

Ngo Tien Dung, Udaya Sekhar Nagothu, Alma Linda M. Abubakar, Jan Willem Ketelaar and Mehreteab Tesfai

6. Pulses-Millets crop diversification by smallholders and their potential for sustainable food and nutrition security

Mehreteab Tesfai, Udaya Sekhar Nagothu and Asfaw Adugna

7. Global challenges in today's horticulture and prospects offered by protected vegetable cultivation

Hugo Despretz, Warwick Easdown and Mansab Ali

8. Sustainable crop-livestock intensification in the Sub-Saharan Africa: Improving productivity through innovative adaptation

Donald M.G. Njarui, Mupenzi Mutimura, Elias M. Gichangi and Sita R. Ghimire

9. Community-driven approaches to sustainable intensification in river deltas: Lessons from the Ganges and Mekong Rivers

Douglas J. Merrey, Manoranjan K. Mondal, Chu Thai Hoanh, Elizabeth Humphreys and Nga Dao

10. Sustainable agriculture intensification: Innovations to strengthen extension services and market linkages

Udaya Sekhar Nagothu and Allison Morrill Chatrchyan

11. Multi-level policy measures to support sustainable agriculture intensification for smallholders

Allison Morrill Chatrchyan, Christina Yin, Emmanuel Torquebiau and Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

12. Summary, technology and policy options

Udaya Sekhar Nagothu

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