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Research center of Embrapa/Collection: Embrapa Amazônia Ocidental - Artigo em anais de congresso (ALICE)
Date Issued: 1999
Type of Material: Artigo em anais de congresso (ALICE)
Authors: SOUSA, G. F. de
GUIMARAES, R. R.
SOUSA, N. R.
NUNES, J. S.
LOURENCO, J. N. de P.
Additional Information: Embrapa Amazonia Ocidental.; NELCIMAR REIS SOUSA, CPAA; JOSE NESTOR DE PAULA LOURENCO, CPAA.
Title: Multi-strata agroforestry as an alternative for small migrant farmers practicing shifting cultivation in central Amazonian communities in Brazil.
Publisher: In: INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM MULTI-STRATA AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS WITH PERENNIAL CROPS, 1999, Turrialba. Multy-strata agroforestry systems with perennial crops: proceedings. Turrialba: CATIE, 1999. p. 243-246.
Language: en
Keywords: Agrofloresta
Brasil
Amazonas
Presidente Figueiredo
Rural settlement
Sustainability
Economic sociology.
Description: An on-farm research project at Presidente Figueiredo (Amazonas, Brasil). The overall objetive was to test a participatory approach of farmers' involvement in research development, in order to implement some agricultural practices that could benefit farmers' production systems, and would contribute to income diversification, food security, sustainable land use, and consequently social and economic development of rural comunities. The close contact with the resource poor farmers in the project provide valuable opportunities for increasing the level of interaction between researchers and small farmers. it raise the communication capability, the researchers' awareness of the difficulties encountered by the resource poor farmers, and the opportunities for creating more demanding technologies.
Thesagro: Adoção de Inovações
Desenvolvimento Rural
Desenvolvimento Sustentável
Floresta Tropical Úmida
Projeto de Colonização
Sociologia Econômica
Uso da Terra.
NAL Thesaurus: agroforestry
land use
innovation adoption
research projects
tropical rain forests.
Data Created: 1999-05-25
Appears in Collections:Artigo em anais de congresso (CPAA)

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