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Working with Farmers for Better Land Husbandry - Norman Hudson

Working with Farmers for Better Land Husbandry

By: Norman Hudson (Editor), Rodney Cheatle (Editor), Adrian Woods (Editor), Francis Gichuki (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st April 1993
ISBN: 9781853391224
Number Of Pages: 272

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Examines the sustainability of farming systems, the importance of women in agriculture, and the importance of involving landholders at all stages of development. An instructive sourcebook for training programmes, NGO fieldworkers, donors and agencies.

Preface N.W. HUDSON Making Conservation Farmer-Friendly M.G. DOUGLAS Soil and Water Management for the Nineties - New Pressures, New Objectives N.W. HUDSON CURRENT RURAL DEVELOPMENT IN AFRICA Introduction F.N. GICHUKI Soil Conservation: an Ethiopian experience B.W. AREGAY and P.A. CHADHOKAR Sustainable Soil and Water Management in Malawi L.A.C. BWEYA and N.J. MULENGA Soil and.Water Conservation in Tanzania F.B.S. KAIHURA and J.G. MOW0 Soil and Water Management in Uganda E.S. TAMALE Soil and Water Management in Zambia N. MUKANDA and R. MWIINGA Soil and Water Conservation in Zimbabwe S. KAVALO and G. NEHANDA Current Aid Agency Approaches to Soil and Water Conservation P. EWELL, D. HUGHES, D.W. SANDERS and R. GALLAGHER, J.K. RANSOM, A. WOOD, C.S. WORTMANN Donor Perspectives JOHN LYNAM SOCIO-CULTURAL ISSUES Introduction EVA TOBISSON Changing Roles Integrating a Socio-economic Perspective into Soil and Water Management in Zambia 64 A.J. SUTHERLAND ECONOMIC ISSUES Economic Considerations for Participatob3Q evei"menot f ' Natural Resources 7 1 J.P. HUNTER Economic Management of Natural Resources by Rural Communities 77 N. REYNOLDS PARTICIPATORY APPRAISAL, PLANNING, AND DEVELOPMENT Introduction R.J. CHEATLE Participatory Rural Appraisal ROBERT CHAMBERS Sustainable Small Farm Development - Frontiers in Participation 96 ROBERT CHAMBERS participatory Rural Appraisal for Agroforestry - . ' 101 M. AVILA A Multi-disciplinary Approach to Socio-economic Constraints and Research Priorities 104 A.J. SUTHERLAND and L.P. SINGOGO OPPORTUNITIES AND BENEFITS Introduction N.W. HUDSON Choosing Conservation Measures for Cropland on Smallholdings in Kenya 117 D.B. THOMAS A Strategy for Better Land Husbandry at Thabana Morena 126 T.F. SHAXSON Smallholder Adoption of Some Land Husbandry Practices in Kenya 130 R.J. CHEATLE and S.N.J. NJOROGE Cash Incomes and Conservation: increasing both simultaneously 141 S. CAIGER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CASE STUDIES Community Participation P. VEIT Erosion Control in Machakos, Kenya B. THOMAS-SLAYTER, C. KABUTHA, and R. FORD Conservation in Bariadi, Tanzania THE REV. H. GAPPA Community Soil Conservation in Kabale, Uganda 162 E.M. TUKAHIRWA and P. VEIT Agroforestry by Mobisquads in Ghana C. DORM-ADZOBU, 0 . AMPUDU-AGYEI, and P. VEIT Water Harvesting in Darfur, Sudan YAGOUB A. MOHAMED Joint Energy and Environment Projects (JEEP): wood energy conservation by participatory activities 172 RUTH KIWANUKA Traditional Water Management and Irrigation Systems in Tanzania 174 0. MASCARENHAS Rehabilitation and Construction of Earth Dams in Swaziland 177 F. MDLULI LAND HUSBANDRY CASE STUDIES Introduction N.W. HUDSON A Programme for Farm Improvement with Soil Conservation in Lesotho (FISC) 183 GEDION SHONE Mobilizing Farmers to Counter Desertification in Nyanza District, Kenya 190 SR DOLORES RAUCH Farmer Adoption of Improved Water Management on Vertisols in Semi-arid South-east Zimbabwe 197 P. NYAMUDEZA, E. MAZHANGARA, T. BUSANGAVANYE, and E. JONES An Agroforestry Extension Project in Mazabuka District, Zambia- 203 YEMBO KAONGA and ELIZABETH MALAYISHA A Study of the Effects of Land Use on Water and Soil Resources on the Slopes of Mount Kenya 208 HANSPETER LINIGER Developing Sustainable Grazing Associations in Lesotho J . P . HUNTER and L.C. WEAVER CONCLUSIONS Next Steps Towards Better Land Husbandry R.J. CHEATLE Improved Training Approaches for Sustaim-Lam!. d-- Husbandry K.H.M. SEGERROS and R.J. CHEATLE APPENDIX The Workshop Background Opening Address in Tanzania DR B. MOSHl Opening Address in Kenya MR J.T. ARAP LETING Closing Speech in Kenya MR C.R.J. NYAGA The Role and Contribution of Rural Sociologists to Sustainable Soil and Water Management The Role of Economics in the Sustainability of Smallholder Systems J.P. HUNTER and N. REYNOLDS Participatory Approaches to Soil and Water Conservation for Sustainable Smallholder Development References Further Reading Participants and Authors Abbreviations Used in the Text Index of Place Names Subject Index

ISBN: 9781853391224
ISBN-10: 1853391220
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st April 1993
Publisher: ITDG Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 14.9  x 1.6
Weight (kg): 0.45