2 edition of Land quality indicators and their use in sustainable agriculture and rural development found in the catalog.
Land quality indicators and their use in sustainable agriculture and rural development
by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Naitons in Rome
Written in English
|Statement||organized by the Land and Water Development Division, FAO Agriculture Department and the Research, Extension and Training Division, FAO Sustainable Development Department, 25-26 January 1996.|
|Series||FAO land and water bulletin,, 5|
|Contributions||Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Land and Water Development Division., Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Research, Extension, and Training Division.|
|LC Classifications||S591 .L298 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 212 p. :|
|Number of Pages||212|
|LC Control Number||98126635|
FAO () Land quality indicators and their use in sustainable agriculture and rural development. In ‘Proceedings of the Workshop organized by the Land and Water Development Division, FAO Agriculture Department and the Research, Extension and Training Division, FAO Sustainable Development Department’. 25–26 January (FAO: Rome)Cited by: Indicators of Sustainable Development Author: Adam Mannis, University of Ulster Introduction. The word for indicator in Arabic is pointer. Indicators point to a desirable outcome, to 'which way is up' in the policy arena. The different levels of data for policy purposes are shown in the Information Pyramid.
The productive and sustainable use of agricultural land will ensure that supplies of crops and natural resources are available to the current population and future generations. Harmful, unsustainable agricultural practices from extractive industries, large-scale food producers, and local farmers can pose significant risks to people and the environment. Analysis and Design of Agricultural Sustainability Indicators System finally, five indicators: crop productivity, soil productivity, irrigation water quality and quantity, agriculture chemical use, and land use, were selected for trial-evaluation (Herrick ).Cited by:
Land quality indicators for sustainable land management: Proposed method for yield gap and soil nutrient balance. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 81, – Google Scholar. Dumanski, J. (). Criteria and indicators for land quality and sustainable land management. Search within book. Type for suggestions. Table of contents. Agriculture & Rural Development. Agricultural irrigated land (% of total agricultural land) Agricultural land (% of land area) Agricultural machinery, tractors per sq. km of arable land; Agriculture, forestry, and fishing, value added (% of GDP) Arable land (% of land area) Arable land (hectares per person) Cereal yield (kg per hectare).
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