Global Food and Agriculture Issues
Systems Thinking and Practices
Sustainable Agricultural Systems
Decision Support Systems
Agricultural Business and Management
Agricultural Systems Education
Agricultural Research and Development Organizations
Other resources

Global Food and Agriculture Issues

Food and population to 2010, IFPRI
Key trends in feeding the world, IFPRI
Technical background documents from World Food Summit 1996
World agricultural production data, FAOSTAT
Global Change & Terrestrial Ecosystems (GCTE)
Land degradation in the developing world


Systems Thinking and Practices

Development of systems thinking by Gunther Ossimitz
Systems thinking concepts & models, OSU Group
The evolution of systems theory, ISSS
Systems thinking mega list
Soft systems methodology internet resource page
Systems dynamics on-line papers
Holistic management

Sustainable Agricultural Systems


Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable agriculture definitions and terms
Sustainable development dimension, FAO
Alternative Farming Systems Information Center
Cover crops for sustainable agriculture

Organic agriculture at FAO
International Institute for Ecological Agriculture (temporarily unavailable)

Agroforestry & organic agriculture


What it is, why it is important
Linking biodiversity and agriculture
Agriculture and genetic diversity

Agrodiversity, definition and concept
Madacasga plant diversity Project


Soil Productivity

Systems approach to Soil Science
Soil Quality Institute, NRCS
Productivity of agricultural soils

Agricultural Development and Planning

AgEcon Search
The Gender Research Network, CGIAR

Links for agricultural economists at AAEA
Agricultural economics virtual library


Decision Support Systems in Agriculture


Spatial information systems

GIS WWW resource lists, AGI and U. of Edinburgh
National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA)
Great GIS net sites
Canada Centre for Remote Sensing
The Remote Sensing Core Curriculum

Decision Support Systems resources

Spatial Decision Support Systems

Participatory GIS

Socioeconomic data and GIS

Precision agriculture resources, NESPAL


Modeling and Simulation

CAMASE guidelines for modeling
Ecological modeling
International Consortium for Agricultural Systems Application (ICASA)

Spatial modeling environment


Agricultural Business and Management

Agricultural market virtual library, MSU
Agri-Business Assistant

Agricultural Research and Development Organizations


International organizations

Asian Vegetable Research and Development Center (AVRDC)
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Centers
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Institute of Arable Crops Research (IACR)
International Fertilizer Development Center (IFDC)
International Development Research Center (IDRC)

International Institue for Development and Environment (IIED)
World Bank
World Resources Institute


Thai organizations

Thai Government directory

Non-government organizations directory

Land Development Department (LDD)

Department of Agricultural Economics (OAE)

Department of Agriculture (DOA)

Department of Agricultural Extension  (DOAE)

Royal Forestry Department (RFD)

Royal Irrigation Department (RID)

Thailand Development and Research Institute (TDRI)
Thailand Environment Institute (TEI)
Thailand Research Fund (TRF)
Thai Farmers Research Center


Agricultural Systems Education


Universities and Institutes

University of California Sustainable Agricultural Research and Education Program
Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources , U. of Nebraska, Lincoln
Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, U. Wisconsin-Madison
Agroecology/Sustainable Agriculture Program, U. of Illinois
Center for Indigenous Knowledge for Agriculture and Rural Development (CIKARD), Iowa State U.
Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, U. of Florida
Plant Production Systems Group, Wageningen Agricultural University
International Institute for Aerospace Survey and Earth Sciences (ITC)
Agricultural Systems Field of Study, AIT

Center for Agricultural Resources and Environment (CARE)

Institute for Development Studies (IDS)


Journals (full text/abstract)

Agricultural Economics

Agricultural & Forest Meteorology
Agricultural Systems
Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment
Agroforestry Systems
Agronomy Journal
American Journal of Agricultural Economics
Biodiversity and Conservation
Computers and Electronics in Agriculture

Crop Science
Ecological Economics

Ecological Modeling
Environmental Management
Environmental Resource Economics

European Journal of Operational Research

European Journal of Soil Science
Field Crops Research

Forest Ecology and Management


ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

International Journal of Geographical Information Systems

International Journal of Remote Sensing
Journal of Agribusiness
Journal of Environmental Quality
Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education

Journal of Rural Studies

Land Use Policy
Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing

Plant and Soil

Remote Sensing of the Environment

Soil Biology & Biochemistry
Soil Science Society of America Journal

World Development


Other resources

            CMU references databases

IDRC books on-line



            CAMASE Registered Agro-ecosystems Models


Expert Choices

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