From participation to adoption: Comparing the effectiveness of soil conservation programs in the Peruvian Andes
Posthumus, Helena, Gardebroek, Cornelis and Ruben, Ruerd (2010) From participation to adoption: Comparing the effectiveness of soil conservation programs in the Peruvian Andes. Land Economics, 86 (4). pp. 645-667. ISSN 0023-7639 (Print), 1543-8325 (Online)Full text not available from this repository.
Many efforts are made to promote soil conservation in developing countries. This paper compares the effect of two programs promoting soil conservation in Peru on the adoption decision of households. One program applies a top-down approach with soil conservation as its core activity. The other program applies a participatory approach, offering a portfolio of activities in order to improve rural livelihoods. The results show that each program attracts different types of households and achieves different outcomes in terms of soil conservation.
|Additional Information:|| First published: 1 November 2010.  Published as: Land Economics, (2010), vol. 86 no. 4 pp. 645-667.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||soil conservation, agricultural extension, technology adoption, discrete choice models|
|Subjects:||S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)|
|Faculty / Department / Research Groups:||Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Livelihoods & Institutions Department
|Last Modified:||06 Dec 2013 16:50|
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