Assessing local knowledge use in agroforestry management with cognitive maps.

@article{Isaac2009AssessingLK,
  title={Assessing local knowledge use in agroforestry management with cognitive maps.},
  author={Marney E Isaac and Evans K. Dawoe and Krystyna Sieciechowicz},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2009},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={1321-9}
}
Small-holder farmers often develop adaptable agroforestry management techniques to improve and diversify crop production. In the cocoa growing region of Ghana, local knowledge on such farm management holds a noteworthy role in the overall farm development. The documentation and analysis of such knowledge use in cocoa agroforests may afford an applicable framework to determine mechanisms driving farmer preference and indicators in farm management. This study employed 12 in-depth farmer… CONTINUE READING
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