Decisions by policy makers and implementers affect the uptake of innovative land management technologies and the strategies through which farmers put them into practice. Field research in Nepal has identified drivers to adoption and the \"Theory of reasoned action\" is used alongside qualitative research to identify those barriers that may be most amenable to policy intervention.
Garforth, C., Holt, G., Subedi, A., Regmi, B., McKemey, K., Gauchan, D., Tripathi, B. and Ellis-Jones, J (2005) Linking field-level findings to policy and decision-making in Nepal. pp 239-246 (Chapter 17) in Stocking, M., Helleman, H. and White, R (eds) Renewable natural resources management for mountain communities. Kathmandu, Nepal: ICIMOD.