Environment and natural resources

ABSTRACT Land degradation in the form of soil erosion is a major issue in ensuring food security and sustainability in agriculture. The reduction of soil erosion depends a lot on the use of soil conservation practices. The study attempted to assess the factors influencing farmer’s adoption of...
ABSTRACT  As a megadiverse country, the Philippines is recognized with its rich biodiversity. It has the most diverse life forms on a per unit area. Its biodiversity, composed of various flora and fauna, provides resources to meet basic needs for human survival, promotes economic...
The local people in Yanbye Township, Rakhine State have been practicing the conversion of mangroves for rice production since primordial times. World Bank, the Asian Development Bank and the Japanese Government supported funding for the conversion of mangrove areas for rice production in 1979 and...
ABSTRACT Black gram is an economically important pulse in Myanmar and mainly exported to India. In August 2017, India announced a 200,000 tons import quota on pigeon peas and 150,000 tons quota each for black gram and green gram. This study aimed to analyze the determinants on profitability of...
ABSTRACT Waste Analysis and Characterization Study (WACS) is the process of gathering information on the quantity and composition of solid wastes generated from various sources in the Municipality of Batad, Iloilo, Philippines. This is part of the bigger process of the Municipal Solid Waste...