Managing Agrodiversity the Traditional Way: Lessons from West Africa in Sustainable Use of Biodiversity and Related Natural Resources
Editor Gyasi, Edwin A.
Blay, Essie T.
Title Managing Agrodiversity the Traditional Way: Lessons from West Africa in Sustainable Use of Biodiversity and Related Natural Resources Publication Date 2004 Place of Publication Tokyo Publisher UNU Press Pages 266 pages Language eng Abstract
This publication is based on research carried out in West Africa, particularly in Ghana, undertaken within the UNUP project on 'People, Land Management and Ecosystem Conservation' (PLEC). It contains a number of papers on the topic of how farmers traditionally cultivate and conserve biodiversity whilst also using the land for food production, under the headings of: methodological approaches and knowledge systems; cropping systems and related case studies; and social dimensions of resource management. It highlights PLEC interventions for sustaining agrodiversity for rural livelihoods and identifies lessons for policy and development planning.
Copyright Holder UNU Press Copyright Year 2004 Copyright type Creative commons ISBN 9789280810981
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