POVERTY ALLEVIATION
AND FOOD SECURITY IN ASIA
Land Resources





RAP Publication 1999/2

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific
July 1999

 

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Contents


Preface

Acknowledgements

Chapter 1

Nature of the problem

Chapter 2

Some key agricultural resource issues

Chapter 3

Land degradation

Chapter 4

Key bio-physical constraints and opportunities

Chapter 5

Social, cultural and political considerations

Chapter 6

Economic and financial considerations

Chapter 7

The policy environment

Chapter 8

The institutional setting

Chapter 9

Development approaches

Chapter 10

Project design issues

Chapter 11

Formulation of development strategies and implementation plans

Chapter 12

Some design considerations for SARM

Chapter 13

Extension and training for SARM

Chapter 14

Alternative research strategies

Chapter 15

Monitoring and evaluation

Chapter 16

The participatory planning process for SARM:A conceptual framework

Chapter 17

Findings, conclusions and proposals

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