SMALL-SCALE FARMERS' PERCEPTIONS AND KNOWLEDGE OF TREE INTERCROPPING SYSTEMS IN THE KHOREZM REGION OF UZBEKISTAN

@inproceedings{Kan2008SMALLSCALEFP,
  title={SMALL-SCALE FARMERS' PERCEPTIONS AND KNOWLEDGE OF TREE INTERCROPPING SYSTEMS IN THE KHOREZM REGION OF UZBEKISTAN},
  author={Elena Kan and John P. A. Lamers and Ruzumboy A. Eshchanov and Asia Khamzina},
  year={2008}
}
ABSTRACT Despite compelling evidence supporting the contribution of Tree Intercropping Systems (TIS) to farmers' livelihoods, little research has addressed farmers' knowledge of TIS in the ecologically deteriorated zones of Uzbekistan, Central Asia. Similarly, farmers' understanding of the motivation for practicing TIS is poorly known. A survey conducted with 133 households during 2003–2005 showed that the surveyed farmers managed 17 different tree-crop simultaneous systems with 97% of all… CONTINUE READING