Table of contents

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

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 23-23
    2. Evita Pangaribowo, Nicolas Gerber
      Pages 41-64 Open Access
    3. Manasi Kumar, Ashish Bharadwaj
      Pages 65-80 Open Access
    4. Deden Dinar Iskandar, Franz W. Gatzweiler
      Pages 81-95 Open Access
  3. Diversification of Agricultural Production and Income

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 97-97
    2. Md. Abdul Mazid, Mohammad Abdul Malek, Mahabub Hossain
      Pages 99-112 Open Access
    3. Tilaye Teklewold Deneke, Daniel Gulti
      Pages 113-124 Open Access
    4. Tobias Wünscher, Justice A. Tambo
      Pages 163-180 Open Access
    5. Simone Kathrin Kriesemer, Detlef Virchow, Katinka M. Weinberger
      Pages 199-211 Open Access
    6. Detlef Virchow, Tina D. Beuchelt, Arnim Kuhn, Manfred Denich
      Pages 225-238 Open Access
  4. Sustainable Intensification of Agriculture

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 239-239
    2. Akhter U. Ahmed, Ricardo Hernandez, Firdousi Naher
      Pages 241-255 Open Access
    3. Mohammad Abdul Malek, Mohammad Syful Hoque, Josefa Yesmin, Md. Latiful Haque
      Pages 257-288 Open Access
    4. P. K. Joshi, Devesh Roy, Vinay Sonkar, Gaurav Tripathi
      Pages 323-367 Open Access
    5. Samuel Asuming-Brempong, Alex Barimah Owusu, Stephen Frimpong, Irene Annor-Frempong
      Pages 369-396 Open Access
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 423-435

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.


Agricultural development Environment Innovation Marginality Smallholders

Editors and affiliations

  • Franz W. Gatzweiler
    • 1
  • Joachim von Braun
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Development ResearchUniversity of BonnBonnGermany
  2. 2.Center for Development ResearchUniversity of BonnBonnGermany

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