What “community” means for farmer adoption of conservation practices: Some logic and evidence.
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Pannell, D.J., Marshall, G.R., Barr, N., Curtis, A., Vanclay, F. and Wilkinson, R. (2006). Understanding and promoting adoption of conservation practices by rural landholders. Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 46(11): 1407-1424. [If you or your organisation subscribes to the Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture you can access the paper at: http://www.publish.csiro.au/nid/72/paper/EA05037.htm (or non-subscribers can buy a copy on-line for A$25). Otherwise, email David.Pannell@uwa.edu.au to ask for a copy.]
Pannell, D.J., Marshall, G.R., Barr, N., Curtis, A., Vanclay, F. and Wilkinson, R. (2006). Adoption of conservation practices by rural landholders, Connections: Farm, Food and Resource Issues, here http://www.agrifood.info/connections/2006/Pannell_et_al.html. (summary version of above paper).
Marshall, G.R., 2008. 'Nesting, subsidiarity and community-based environmental governance beyond the local level', International Journal of the Commons 2(1), 75-97. Online here.
Marshall, G.R. 2009. 'Polycentricity, reciprocity, and farmer adoption of conservation practices under community-based governance.' Ecological Economics 68 (5),1507-20. [If you or your organisation subscribes to Ecological Economics, you can access the paper at: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/09218009. Otherwise, email email@example.com to ask for a copy.]
Marshall, G.R., 2008. Community-based, regional delivery of natural resource management: Building system-wide capacities to motivate voluntary farmer adoption of conservation practices, RIRDC Publication No 08/175, Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation, Canberra. Available from https://rirdc.infoservices.com.au/items/08-175
Marshall, G.R. and Stafford Smith, D.M. 2010. 'Natural resources governance for the drylands of the Murray–Darling Basin'. The Rangeland Journal. 32: 267-282. [If you or your organisation subscribes to The Rangeland Journal, you can access the paper at http://www.publish.csiro.au/paper/RJ10020.htm. Otherwise, email firstname.lastname@example.org to ask for a copy.]
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