IMPROVING PLANT NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT FOR BETTER FARMER LIVELIHOODS, FOOD SECURITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

RAP PUBLICATION 2006/27

IMPROVING PLANT NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT FOR BETTER FARMER LIVELIHOODS, FOOD SECURITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

Proceedings of a Regional Workshop
Beijing, China
12-16 December 2005

FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
REGIONAL OFFICE FOR ASIA AND THE PACIFIC
Bangkok, 2006

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Table of Contents

Foreword

Acknowledgements

Part I. The workshop 

Part II. Synthesis of Asia and the Pacific region’s perspective on nutrient manegement and soil productivity 

Part III. Highlights of common country-level issues on integrated nutrient management 

Part IV. Recommendations

Part V. Conclusions

Part VI. Country papers

SOUTH ASIAN COUNTRIES 

Paper Number 1: BANGLADESH 

Paper Number 2: INDIA

Paper Number 3: NEPAL

Paper Number 4: PAKISTAN

Paper Number 5: SRI LANKA

SOUTHEAST ASIAN COUNTRIES

Paper Number 6: CAMBODIA

Paper Number 7: LAO PEOPLE’S DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC

Paper Number 8: MYANMAR

Paper Number 9: THE PHILIPPINES

Paper Number 10: THAILAND (1)

Paper Number 11: THAILAND (2)

Paper Number 12: VIET NAM

PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES

Paper Number 13: FIJI

Paper Number 14: PAPUA NEW GUINEA

Paper Number 15: TONGA

EAST ASIAN COUNTRIES

Paper Number 16: CHINA

Paper Number 17: DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA

Part VII. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of Integrated Nutrient Management (INM)

Annex Table 1. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in Bangladesh

Annex Table 2. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in Cambodia

Annex Table 3. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in China

Annex Table 4. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in Fiji

Annex Table 5. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in India

Annex Table 6. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in DPR Korea

Annex Table 7. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in Lao PDR

Annex Table 8. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in Myanmar

Annex Table 9. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in Pakistan

Annex Table 10. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in Papua New Guinea

Annex Table 11. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in the Philippines

Annex Table 12. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints inthe implementation of INM in Nepal

Annex Table 13. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in Sri Lanka

Annex Table 14. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in Thailand (1) 

Annex Table 15. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in Thailand (2) 

Annex Table 16. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in Tonga

Annex Table 17. Lessons learned and experiences, technology measures and constraints in the implementation of INM in Viet Nam

Part VIII. Workshop programme and list of participants

Annex Table 18. Workshop participants

Annex Table 19. Workshop programme