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Braun, Joachim von

Technological and Institutional Innovations for Marginalized Smallholders in Agricultural Development

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Table of contents

1. Innovation for Marginalized Smallholder Farmers and Development: An Overview and Implications for Policy and Research
Franz W. Gatzweiler, Joachim von Braun

Part I. Innovation for the Rural Poor: Theory, Trends and Impacts

2. Institutional and Technological Innovations in Polycentric Systems: Pathways for Escaping Marginality
Franz W. Gatzweiler

3. Innovations for Food and Nutrition Security: Impacts and Trends
Evita Pangaribowo, Nicolas Gerber

4. Psychology of Innovation: Innovating Human Psychology?
Manasi Kumar, Ashish Bharadwaj

5. An Optimization Model for Technology Adoption of Marginalized Smallholders
Deden Dinar Iskandar, Franz W. Gatzweiler

Part II. Diversification of Agricultural Production and Income

6. The BRAC Approach to Small Farmer Innovations
Md. Abdul Mazid, Mohammad Abdul Malek, Mahabub Hossain

7. Agricultural Research and Extension Linkages in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Tilaye Teklewold Deneke, Daniel Gulti

8. Institutional Innovations for Encouraging Private Sector Investments: Reducing Transaction Costs on the Ethiopian Formal Seed Market
Christine Husmann

9. Agricultural Service Delivery Through Mobile Phones: Local Innovation and Technological Opportunities in Kenya
Heike Baumüller

10. Identification and Acceleration of Farmer Innovativeness in Upper East Ghana
Tobias Wünscher, Justice A. Tambo

11. Gender, Social Equity and Innovations in Smallholder Farming Systems: Pitfalls and Pathways
Tina D. Beuchelt

12. Assessing the Sustainability of Agricultural Technology Options for Poor Rural Farmers
Simone Kathrin Kriesemer, Detlef Virchow, Katinka M. Weinberger

13. Land Degradation and Sustainable Land Management Innovations in Central Asia
Alisher Mirzabaev

14. Biomass-Based Value Webs: A Novel Perspective for Emerging Bioeconomies in Sub-Saharan Africa
Detlef Virchow, Tina D. Beuchelt, Arnim Kuhn, Manfred Denich

Part III. Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture

15. Adoption of Stress-Tolerant Rice Varieties in Bangladesh
Akhter U. Ahmed, Ricardo Hernandez, Firdousi Naher

16. More Than Cereal-Based Cropping Innovations for Improving Food and Livelihood Security of Poor Smallholders in Marginal Areas of Bangladesh
Mohammad Abdul Malek, Mohammad Syful Hoque, Josefa Yesmin, Md. Latiful Haque

17. Integrated Rice-Fish Farming System in Bangladesh: An Ex-ante Value Chain Evaluation Framework
Abu Hayat Md. Saiful Islam

18. Technologies for Maize, Wheat, Rice and Pulses in Marginal Districts of Bihar and Odisha
P. K. Joshi, Devesh Roy, Vinay Sonkar, Gaurav Tripathi

19. Technological Innovations for Smallholder Farmers in Ghana
Samuel Asuming-Brempong, Alex Barimah Owusu, Stephen Frimpong, Irene Annor-Frempong

20. Potential Impacts of Yield-Increasing Crop Technologies on Productivity and Poverty in Two Districts of Ethiopia
Bekele Hundie Kotu, Assefa Admassie

Keywords: Life Sciences, Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Geography, general, Innovation/Technology Management

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319257181
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-25716-7

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