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Working Harder, Getting More Efficient and Losing Prosperity: Arguments for New Rural Coalitions and Social Contracts or On Getting the Problem RightDownload
Canadian agriculture and the rural economy are caught up in the process of global economic integration. This paper argues that new coalitions and contractual agreements are required to keep up with this globalization. The Uruguay Round of the GATT is an example of the effort of the international...
Women and Agroforestry: A Human Ecology Approach to Understanding the Needs and Priorities of Women Farmers in AfricaDownload
This study examined rural Ugandan women's lives to discover reasons why they may or may not practice agroforestry. These women are responsible for the triple roles of reproduction, production and community maintenance work, all carried out within the context of a gendered social environment. From...
\"Farm management is a task performed only by managers of farms. It is not undertaken by those who write about it, teach it, or give advice on it.\" This rather humbling quotation from two British writers, Giles and Stansfield, conveys a powerful message to people who are involved in the...
Welfare Implications of the Allowable Cut Effect in the Context of Sustain Yield and Sustainable Development ForestryDownload
In 1972, Schweitzer et al. defined the allowable cut effect (ACE) as an \"...immediate increase in today's allowable cut which is attributable to expected future increases in (timber) yields.\" Having made this observation, the authors requested feedback on how the ACE should be considered in...
Solid waste management is becoming less a matter of personal household initiative and more an institutionalized system of legislation and programs. In order to decrease the amount of waste that is produced, discarded, and disposed of (landfilled or incinerated), governments, non-profit...
Canadians produced 1 tonne of solid waste per capita in 1988 (CCME 1989). This level of solid waste production places Canada among the largest producers of solid waste per capita in the world. Due to decreasing landfill capacity, and the increasing cost of solid waste disposal in landfills to 50%...
Wood is the primary source of household energy for many African countries. Fuelwood is used for cooking meals, heating homes (as the season requires), making charcoal, etc. Much of the existing literature concerning fuelwood is broad in scope and does not provide insights into the microeconomic...
In recent years in Canada, direct support provided by governments to the agricultural sector has been decreasing due to international obligations under the General Agreement on Tariff and Trade/World Trade Organization (GATT/WTO) and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Consequently,...
Livestock industries are significantly affected by changes in consumer behaviour. In order to add value to meat and livestock production, many firms and farms are supporting the development of new products -- these products can differ by credence attribute, by degree of processing and by...
Participatory research is primarily a methodological approach which attempts to formalise the reciprocal interaction between an agency and target communities. Methods such as Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) have gained wide acceptance with rural development agencies as part of the planning...