Agricultural land use change and production practices in Bali a sustainable development strategy proposal by Alec Drysdale

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Published by Centre for Environmental Studies, Gajah Mada University in Yogyakarta, Indonesia .

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  • Indonesia,
  • Bali (Province)


  • Land use, Rural -- Indonesia -- Bali (Province),
  • Sustainable agriculture -- Indonesia -- Bali (Province),
  • Sustainable development -- Indonesia -- Bali (Province)

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Statementby Alec Drysdale.
SeriesResearch paper ;, no. 23, Publication series (University Consortium on the Environment)., no. 23.
ContributionsUniversity Consortium on the Environment.
LC ClassificationsHD899.B33 D79 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 14 p. ;
Number of Pages14
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1527022M
ISBN 101550141384
LC Control Number93217695

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A discussion of Indonesian agricultural data from censuses taken between and that analyzes tenure and land use practices; a review of a World Bank land-titling project to relieve the country’s acute land problems; an essay on the impact of measures to redress the excesses of land policies; an examination of current policies to.

Agricultural Land use Changes in India By: Sucharita Sen Agricultural land converted to non-agricultural uses is often understood as ‘development’. While high growth, rich states have managed to hold on, the low growth poorer states have lost significant amounts of land under plough causing distress to their agricultural communities.

This paper applies the framework for pro-poor analysis to welfare changes from a CGE-microsimulation model to analyze what are the better or worse models for agriculture modernization, and to estimate the contribution of growth and redistribution to changes in poverty in DRC.

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Agroforestry is a land use management system in which trees or shrubs are grown around or among crops or pastureland. This diversification of the farming system initiates an agroecological succession, like that in natural ecosystems, and so starts a chain of events that enhance the functionality and sustainability of the farming system.

The AVMP aims to address the unsustainable land use management practices in rural areas that have generally led to poor management of the veld and overstocking, causing low livestock production and deterioration of the natural resources (grazing, water, soil) and resulting in land.

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Both a “way of life” and a “means of life” for the people involved in. In Nepal, the economy is dominated by the late s, it was the livelihood for more than 90% of the population, although only approximately 20% of the total land area was cultivable, it accounted for, on average, about 60% of the GDP and approximately 75% of exports.

Since the formulation of the Fifth Five-Year Plan (–80), agriculture has been the highest priority because. Agricultural land is difficult to define in the Congo basin, where native peoples practice shifting cultivation and small scale agriculture across the forested landscape.

The UN estimates 10% of the DRC and the Central African Republic are agricultural land; 20% for Gabon and Cameroon, and 30% for the Republic of Congo. in expansion of agricultural land is largely due to increasing agricultural productivity.

Fromcrop yield accounted for 77% of the global increase in food production but in SSA, contribution of crop yield to total production was only 38%, the lowest among all regions. Hence the yield gap – the difference between.

Figure 2. Degraded agricultural land. The productivity of some land in Calabar South has declined by 60 percent as a result of soil erosion and nutrient loss (Bruinsma, ).Presently, reduction of land in Calabar due to past soil erosion range.

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input for housing and food production. Thus, land use is the backbone of agricultural economies and it provides substantial economic and social benefits. Land use change is necessary and essential for economic development and social progress.

Land use change, however, does not come without costs (see Table 1). Agricultural practices affect the surrounding environment, while societal choices influence decisions about agricultural production and land management. To understand the implications of this interaction requires knowledge of where agricultural production takes place and how decisions concerning that production are made.

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agricultural change have, in the past, focused narrowly on production increases without addressing the broader political economic forces that shape local farming practices and access to food. Nor have they recognised the complexity and diversity that characterises most agriculturally based livelihood systems.

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By looking at the percentage of global land area devoted to agriculture and the total land area devoted to agriculture, you can see that the FAO estimate of global land area varies by about 2%. This is troubling as global land area should be relatively static (with small changes coming from sea level rise, coastal erosion and deposition, etc.).

Not all agricultural production adversely affects water quality, but because much of the state is agricultural land, there is a potential for impact on your local stream or lake. Regional differences in land use and lake characteristics will influence how susceptible your lake or river may be.

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E. Food demand Increases in production are linked to consumption changes. F. Desertification and land degradation Land-use change, land-use intensification and climate change have contributed to desertification and land degradation. CHANGE in % rel. to and   The use of combine harvester and tractor mounted harvester makes agricultural and food production to be easier, economical and fast.

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