Behnassi, Mohamed

Science, Policy and Politics of Modern Agricultural System

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Part I. Sustainable Agricultural Development Face to Environmental, Economic and Social Dynamics

1. Agricultural and Food System—Global Change Nexus: Dynamics and Policy Implications
Mohamed Behnassi, Shabbir A. Shahid, R. Gopichandran

2. Challenges Facing the Macroeconomic Policy for Sustainable Development in Agriculture—Based on the Model of Organic Agriculture in Bulgaria
Vania Ivanova, Ekaterina Sotirova

3. Environmentally Sound and Commercially Sustainable Agricultural Development in Nigeria
Usman Haruna, Mohammed Bashir Umar

4. Some Socio-Economic Factors Affecting Farmers’ Participation of Agricultural Extension Education Efforts: A Case Study in Northeastern Thailand
Seksak Chouichom

5. Factors Influencing the Choice of Inorganic contrasting to Organic Practices in Irish Potato Production and Viable Actions to Reverse the Trend: A Case Study of Kisoro District, South-Western Uganda
Joy Samantha Bongyereire

6. Moroccan Agriculture Facing Climate Change: Adaptation and Local Distribution of the Value Added
Salma Daoud, Abdelkader Lyagoubi, M. Cherif Harrouni

7. Economic Impact of Climate Change on Wheat Productivity in Bangladesh: A Ricardian Approach
M. A. Monayem Miah, A. K. Enamul Haque, Sahadat Hossain

8. Farmers’ Attitude Toward the Traditional and Modern Irrigation
Abdullah Awad Al-Zaidi, Mirza B. Baig, Elhag Ahmed Elhag, Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al-Juhani

Part II. Impacts of Soil Degradation in Terms of Agricultural Productivity

9. Using Expert System for Sustainable Agriculture and Capacity Building in Degraded Soils
Gehan Abdel Hakeem Ibrahim Sallam

10. Managing Degraded Lands for Realizing Sustainable Agriculture Through Environmental Friendly Technologies
Mirza B. Baig, Shabir A. Shahid

11. Land Suitability Evaluation for Jatropha (Jatropha Curcas L.) Plantation in Indonesia
Anny Mulyani, Adi Priyono, Fahmuddin Agus

12. Physiological Adaptation of Alfalfa Genotypes to Salt Stress (One of Deleterious Impacts of Climate Change)
Masoud Torabi, Ridzwan A. Halim, Rajab Choukan

Part III. Livestock Production Enhancement: Recommended Techniques

13. Use of Prosopis juliflora Seedpod as Livestock Feed Supplement in the Arid and Semi-arid Rangelands of Kenya
K. Oscar Kipchirchir, N. Robinson Kinuthia, Wahome Raphael Githaiga

14. Plankton and Common Reed- A Potential Resource for Domestic Animals and Fish in Northern Delta Lakes of Egypt
Abd El Aziz Mousa Nour

15. Is the “Livestock Revolution” Achievable in Water Deprived Areas? A Reflection from Experiments with Irrigated Smallholder Farms in Morocco
Mohamed Taher Sraïri

16. Colostral IgG As Affected By Nutritional Status for Border Leicester Merino Ewes Delivered in Kuwait
Tareq Al-Sabbagh

Part IV. Agro-Biodiversity, Climate Change and Livelihoods: Managing Interdependence

17. Simulation of Carbon Consumption by Biological Models
Olaf Pollmann, Nelli Pollmann, Szilárd Podruzsik, Leon Rensburg

18. Biodiversity Conservation and Carbon Sequestration in Cocoa Agroforest in Southern Cameroon
Louisa Zapfack, Jean Kotto-Same, Amougou Akoa, Gaston Achoundong

19. Agroforestry Systems in Morocco: The Case of Olive Tree and Annual Crops Association in Saïs Region
Khalid Daoui, Zain El Abidine Fatemi

20. Sacred Mangrove Forests: Who Bears the Pride?
Mwita M. Mangora, Mwanahija S. Shalli

21. Adoption and Utilization of Ethno-postharvest Technologies by Smallholder Farmers in Semi-arid Regions of Zimbabwe: Case of Buhera District
Thomas Marambanyika, Timothy Mutekwa, Winmore Kusena

22. The Importance of Non Wood Forest Products for Rural Livelihoods: The Case of South Kordofan State, Sudan
Taisser H. H. Deafalla, D. M. Dafa-Alla, M. M. El Abbas

23. Co-management of Forests and Forest Land Under Decentralization Process in Central Vietnam
Tran Nam Tu, Paul Burgers, Annelies Zoomers

Keywords: Environment, Soil Science & Conservation, Agriculture, Climate Change Impacts, Waste Water Technology / Water Pollution Control / Water Management / Aquatic Pollution, Sustainable Development, Biodiversity

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