Handbook for Participatory Socioeconomic evaluation of Pollinator-Friendly Practices

POLLINATION SERVICES FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE • FIELD MANUALS


HANDBOOK FOR PARTICIPATORY
SOCIOECONOMIC EVALUATION OF
POLLINATOR-FRIENDLY PRACTICES

 



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FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
Rome 2012


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This publication provides guidance on the socioeconomic evaluation of pollinator-friendly practices, as part of the GEF supported Project Conservation and Management of Pollinators for Sustainable Agriculture, through an Ecosystem Approach implemented in seven countries - Brazil, Ghana, India, Kenya, Nepal, Pakistan, and South Africa. The project is coordinated by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) with implementation support from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).



TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface
Introduction
Aim of the handbook
Target audience for the handbook
Scope
Context
Structure of the handbook

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STEP ONE
CHARACTERIZING CURRENT PRODUCTION SYSTEMS

STEP TWO
IDENTIFYING APPROPRIATE POLLINATOR-FRIENDLY PRACTICES TO TEST

STEP THREE
SELECTING THE PLOTS WHERE THE POLLINATOR-FRIENDLY PRACTICES WILL BE TESTED

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STEP FOUR
PLANNING THE TESTS OF SELECTED PRACTICES WITH FARMERS

STEP FIVE
ANALYZING AND EVALUATING THE PRACTICES

CONCLUSION

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References
Annexes

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