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Record number 441398
Title Moving Beyond the Dilemma: Practices that Contribute to the On-Farm Management of Agrobiodiversity
Author(s) Boef, W.S. de; Thijssen, M.H.; Shrestha, P.; Subedi, A.; Feyissa, R.; Gezu, G.; Canci, A.; Ferreira, M.A.J.D.; Dias, T.; Swain, S.; Sthapit, B.R.
Source Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 36 (2012)7. - ISSN 1044-0046 - p. 788 - 809.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10440046.2012.695329
Department(s) CDI management
Centre for Development Innovation
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2012
Keyword(s) biodiversity conservation - ethiopia - system
Abstract The definition provided by the Convention on Biological Diversity for in situ conservation has caused a dilemma for those involved in agrobiodiversity conservation, as to how to implement this strategy in practical terms. A diversity of organizations has been engaged in efforts referred to as "on-farm management of agrobiodiversity." Their efforts are assessed according to their impact on socioeconomic, cultural, genetic, and ecological dynamics. This assessment enables them to move beyond the dilemma and contributes to the social construction of the methodology for "community biodiversity management," which is increasingly recognized as a process for achieving in situ conservation.
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