Sustainability issues in agricultural development: Proceedings of the Seventh Agriculture Sector Symposium

TitleSustainability issues in agricultural development: Proceedings of the Seventh Agriculture Sector Symposium
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication1987
Series EditorDavis, TJ, Schirmer, IA
Number of Pagesviii, 383
Date Published1987
PublisherWorld Bank
CityWashington, DC
ISBN0-8213-0909-9; 978-0-8213-0909-4
Call NumberS604.5.A35 1987
Keywordsagricultural conservation; agroforestry; aquatic resources; biodiversity; natural resource management

Contains following papers:

  • Sustainability, policies, natural resources and institutions (David Hopper)
  • Policy issues for sustainability (Francis Idachaba)
  • Institutional requirements for sustained agricultural development (Vernon Ruttan)
  • Human development and sustainability (Bernard Woods)
  • Local government and local institutions (Samuel Paul)
  • Making ministries more effective (Bowman Cutter)
  • Agriculture marketing institutions and privatization (Martin Staab)
  • Farmers organizations and institution building for sustainable development (Michael M. Cernea)
  • Issues in research and extension (John A. Hayward)
  • Managing natural resources for sustainability (Robert Repetto)
  • Soil conservation and small watershed development (Pierre Crosson)
  • Land management, titling, and tenancy (François Falloux)
  • Farm forestry (J.E. Michael Arnold)
  • Desertification (David Steeds)
  • Salinity management issues (Walter Ochs)
  • Preservation of germplasm (John A. Pino and Michael S. Strauss)
  • A re-evaluation of approaches to fisheries development: The special characteristics of fisheries and the need for management (Francis T. Christy)
  • Diversification issues in sustainable production systems (Donald Winkelmann)
  • Diversification from rice (Richard Reidinger)
  • Crop diversification in irrigated agriculture: Water management constraints (Herve Plusquellec)
  • Commodity analysis for diversification (Ronald Duncan)
  • Research and extension needs for diversification (Donald Plucknett)
  • Upstream needs: Information, inputs and credits (Hamdy Eisa)
  • Post-harvest considerations for diversification (James G. Brown)
  • Economic policy for diversification (Peter Hazell)
  • Some thoughts on economic development, sustainability and the environment (G. Edward Schuh)

See also:

Research Notes

Local system: LIAS1348242 Local system: (OCoLC)15791230 Bibliography note: Includes bibliographies

Short TitleSustainability Issues in Agricultural Development