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Technological and Institutional Innovations for Marginalized Smallholders in Agricultural Development

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  • The book approaches the topic from an interdisciplinary angle

  • Building on current state of the art innovations in agriculture providing policy recommendations

  • Presenting contributions that have innovative ideas and approaches to the topic of technological and institutional innovations in agricultural development Sub-Saharan and Southern Asian coverage

  • Includes supplementary material: sn.pub/extras

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Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv
  2. Innovation for the Rural Poor: Theory, Trends and Impacts

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 23-23
    2. Innovations for Food and Nutrition Security: Impacts and Trends

      • Evita Pangaribowo, Nicolas Gerber
      Pages 41-64Open Access
    3. Psychology of Innovation: Innovating Human Psychology?

      • Manasi Kumar, Ashish Bharadwaj
      Pages 65-80Open Access
    4. An Optimization Model for Technology Adoption of Marginalized Smallholders

      • Deden Dinar Iskandar, Franz W. Gatzweiler
      Pages 81-95Open Access
  3. Diversification of Agricultural Production and Income

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 97-97
    2. The BRAC Approach to Small Farmer Innovations

      • Md. Abdul Mazid, Mohammad Abdul Malek, Mahabub Hossain
      Pages 99-112Open Access
    3. Agricultural Research and Extension Linkages in the Amhara Region, Ethiopia

      • Tilaye Teklewold Deneke, Daniel Gulti
      Pages 113-124Open Access
    4. Identification and Acceleration of Farmer Innovativeness in Upper East Ghana

      • Tobias W├╝nscher, Justice A. Tambo
      Pages 163-180Open Access
    5. Assessing the Sustainability of Agricultural Technology Options for Poor Rural Farmers

      • Simone Kathrin Kriesemer, Detlef Virchow, Katinka M. Weinberger
      Pages 199-211Open Access
    6. Biomass-Based Value Webs: A Novel Perspective for Emerging Bioeconomies in Sub-Saharan Africa

      • Detlef Virchow, Tina D. Beuchelt, Arnim Kuhn, Manfred Denich
      Pages 225-238Open Access
  4. Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 239-239
    2. Adoption of Stress-Tolerant Rice Varieties in Bangladesh

      • Akhter U. Ahmed, Ricardo Hernandez, Firdousi Naher
      Pages 241-255Open Access
    3. More Than Cereal-Based Cropping Innovations for Improving Food and Livelihood Security of Poor Smallholders in Marginal Areas of Bangladesh

      • Mohammad Abdul Malek, Mohammad Syful Hoque, Josefa Yesmin, Md. Latiful Haque
      Pages 257-288Open Access

About this book

The aim of the book is to present contributions in theory, policy and practice to the science and policy of sustainable intensification by means of technological and institutional innovations in agriculture. The research insights re from Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. The purpose of this book is to be a reference for students, scholars and practitioners inthe field of science and policy for understanding and identifying agricultural productivity growth potentials in marginalized areas.

Keywords

  • Agricultural development
  • Environment
  • Innovation
  • Marginality
  • Smallholders

Editors and Affiliations

  • Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany

    Franz W. Gatzweiler, Joachim von Braun

About the editors

Dr. Franz W. Gatzweiler, Principle Investigator, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, Germany.
Prof. Dr. Joachim von Braun, Director, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn, Germany.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Technological and Institutional Innovations for Marginalized Smallholders in Agricultural Development

  • Editors: Franz W. Gatzweiler, Joachim von Braun

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-25718-1

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Biomedical and Life Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and the Author(s) 2016

  • License: CC BY-NC

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-25716-7

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-319-79832-5

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-25718-1

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XV, 435

  • Number of Illustrations: 50 b/w illustrations, 30 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Agriculture, Agricultural Economics, Geography, Innovation and Technology Management

Buying options

Softcover Book
USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)