Analysing integration and diversity in agro-ecosystems by using indicators of network analysis

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Diversity of farming activities may increase income stability and reduce risks to resource-poor households, while integration—using the outputs of one activity as input in another activity—may reduce dependency on external resources. In practice, diversity and integration are poorly defined, and there is no method to characterise them, hampering the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10705-008-9239-2

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