Impact of Alternative Land Management Options on Soil Fertility and Erosion in Uganda
AbstractUsing a data set collected in eight districts of Uganda, this study investigates how investment in soil fertility management (SFM) and conservation practices may affect natural resource outcomes, particularly the extent and level of soil erosion and soil nutrient loss. The study used ordered probit models and the results suggest that investment in SFM and conservation practices greatly improves soil fertility and reduces soil erosion. From a policy perspective, public investment to encourage use of SFM and conservation technologies would help the country achieve sustainable agricultural production.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa (AEASA) in its journal Agrekon.
Volume (Year): 46 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Land Management; Soil Fertility; Ordered Probit; Erosion; Land Economics/Use;
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