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The economics of short rotation improved fallows: evidence from areas of high population density in Western Kenya

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  • Swinkels, R.A.
  • Franzel, S.
  • Shepherd, K.D.
  • Ohlsson, E.
  • Ndufa, J.K.
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Agricultural Systems.

    Volume (Year): 55 (1997)
    Issue (Month): 1 (September)
    Pages: 99-121

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:agisys:v:55:y:1997:i:1:p:99-121

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    1. Versteeg, M. N. & Koudokpon, V., 1993. "Participative farmer testing of four low external input technologies, to address soil fertility decline in Mono province (Benin)," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 42(3), pages 265-276.
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    4. Edward B. Barbier, 1990. "The Farm-Level Economics of Soil Conservation: The Uplands of Java," Land Economics, University of Wisconsin Press, vol. 66(2), pages 199-211.
    5. Mausolff, Christopher & Farber, Stephen, 1995. "An economic analysis of ecological agricultural technologies among peasant farmers in Honduras," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 12(3), pages 237-248, March.
    6. Anderson, Jock R., 1992. "Difficulties in African agricultural systems enhancement? Ten hypotheses," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 38(4), pages 387-409.
    7. Reardon, Thomas, 1997. "Using evidence of household income diversification to inform study of the rural nonfarm labor market in Africa," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 25(5), pages 735-747, May.
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    1. Rasul, Golam & Thapa, Gopal B., 2006. "Financial and economic suitability of agroforestry as an alternative to shifting cultivation: The case of the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 91(1-2), pages 29-50, November.
    2. Place, Frank & Adato, Michelle & Hebinck, Paul & Mary Omosa, 2003. "The impact of agroforestry-based soil fertility replenishment practices on the poor in Western Kenya," FCND discussion papers 160, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    3. Kiptot, Evelyne & Hebinck, Paul & Franzel, Steven & Richards, Paul, 2007. "Adopters, testers or pseudo-adopters? Dynamics of the use of improved tree fallows by farmers in western Kenya," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 94(2), pages 509-519, May.
    4. A. A. Batabyal & D. M. Lee, 2003. "Aspects of land use in slash and burn agriculture," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 10(13), pages 821-824.
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    6. Place, Frank & Franzel, Steve & Noordin, Qureish & Jama, Bashir, 2004. "Improved fallows in Kenya: history, farmer practice, and impacts," EPTD discussion papers 115, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
    7. Franzel, S. & Coe, R. & Cooper, P. & Place, F. & Scherr, S. J., 2001. "Assessing the adoption potential of agroforestry practices in sub-Saharan Africa," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 69(1-2), pages 37-62.
    8. Amitrajeet Batabyal & Gregory DeAngelo, 2004. "A dynamic and stochastic analysis of fertilizer use in swidden agriculture," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 17(3), pages 1-10.

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