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Paths to agroforestry: landowner types, land use and perceptions
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)
Land in the United States is predominantly owned by private individuals and families, and has traditionally been used for economic profit through agricultural or timber production. However, U.S. landownership patterns are ...
Value chain integration, cluster cooperation, and sustainable livelihoods: bridging small farmers to high value markets
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2011)
This study explores the conditions for the possibility of an effective participation of small vegetable farmers in the modern value chains and the effects of this participation on the farmers' livelihood sustainability. ...
A case study on the use of focus groups as participatory research
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2009)
Participatory approaches to research involve the commitment of a researcher, as well as those supporting the researcher (i.e., academic institutions, funding organizations), to the other people who are also involved in the ...