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The Social Contribution of the Adoption of the Systems Intensive Silvopastoral in Tierra Caliente Michoacan, Mexico

David Ramírez-Martínez and Guillermo Salas-Razo
Institute of Agriculture and Forestry Research, UMSNH, Mexico
Abstract—The production model intensive silvopastoral system must be evaluated from three perspectives of sustainable development: economic, social and environmental. The evaluation has been the most important economic aspect; while the environmental part has only been evaluated as justification to funding research and the social aspect was downplayed. The objective of this study was to know the social contribution through adoption intensive silvopastoral systems in Tierra Caliente, Michoacán. The information was provided by farmers through interviews. The data were diffusion source of the intensive silvopastoral system, year of diffusion the production model, production objective of intensive silvopastoral system, benefits perceived by the adoption of the production model and factors that influenced in implementing the intensive silvopastoral system. Since 2006, NGO have played an important role in the dissemination, implementation and adoption of these productions model. Intensive silvopastoral systems have been implemented with livestock objectives; farmers said they have received benefits by the adoption; the most influential factor in the implementation of the intensive silvopastoral system was the confidence generated from the experiences and previous results in other farmers. The adoption of intensive silvopastoral systems, increase the productivity and profitability of production units in addition to promoting environmental sustainability and social welfare.
Index Terms—SSPI, livestock socioeconomics, social welfare, diversification in livestock

Cite: David Ramírez-Martínez and Guillermo Salas-Razo, "The Social Contribution of the Adoption of the Systems Intensive Silvopastoral in Tierra Caliente Michoacan, Mexico," Journal of Advanced Agricultural Technologies, Vol. 3, No. 3, pp. 192-196, September 2016. Doi: 10.18178/joaat.3.3.192-196
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