The Proposal of Integrated Land Management with Participatory Approach in Latin America (II)
ラテン・アメリカ地域の農民参加型アプローチによる総合的な農地保全計画の提言 (II)

Hideo Ago, Yoshihiko Ogino
1999 Transactions of The Japanese Society of Irrigation, Drainage and Reclamation Engineering  
Land degradation is a serious problem which is advancing rapidly in Latin America. The proposal of integrated land management with participatory approach in Latin America (I) has presented the new concept of "Integrated Land Management," which emphasizes the participatory planning approach with local farmers in every step of the planning of the program, and which accepts socio-economic factors as one of key-factors to solve the land degradation problems. This paper is a proposal of a tangible
more » ... stitutional approach to the Integrated Land Management program in each level of municipality, micro-watershed, and individual farmer. A municipal conservation committee, which is the smallest responsibility unit, must be step up in the municipal level. The micro-watershed which is a unit for conservation planning, is a group of regions sharing similar agro-ecology, socio-economy, and culture. In the individual farmers level, farm-household systems development planning should be implemented because different conservation measures have been taken by each farmer.
doi:10.11408/jsidre1965.1999.409 fatcat:4i2om3ifo5gsrf3bahaystjaw4