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  1. 2005-06-20 Transforming the land More than profit: Horta e Arte Organic coffee Holding on to the family farm An alternative to slash-and-burn Supporting the local economy Microcredit, poverty and the environment Organizing access to local seeds in a context of crisis Community seed banks Recovering...
  2. 2015-03-20 Building up the carbon in farm soils From slash and burn to 'slash and mulch' Keeping composting simple Traditional fallows support resilient farming on semi-arid sandy soils "Healthy soils give family farmers autonomy, resilience and long-term productivity" Healthy soils are essential for...
  3. Key Resource 1997-12-15 Slash/mulch systems, ancient agricultural practices still widely used today, are often overlooked by farmers or mistaken for slash-and-burn systems; however, slash/mulch systems, in which vegetation is cut and mulched on site rather than being discarded or burned, are far more beneficial than are...
  4. 2000-01-01 This report is the culmination of the participatory approach to guideline development, in keeping with the basic, integrated philosophy of the Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn programme. 33 pages, tables
  5. 1982-01-12 This technical paper #8, based on a workshop, takes a detailed look at shifitng cultivation practices in Sarawak with possible long and short term solutions to problems discussed. 166 pages, tables
  6. 1998-01-01 The key hypothesis underlying Phase II of the ASB research project in Indonesia can be summarized as: Intensifying land use as an alternative to slash-and-burn simultaneously can reduce deforestation and reduce poverty. 139 pages, illustrated, tables
  7. 2000-11-01 The overall objectives of the Climate Change working group of the Alternatives to Slash-and-Burn Programme (ASB) were to determine those land use systems that sequester more carbon and reduce trace gas emissions . The research consisted of three activities: a) collect strategic information on...
  8. Abstract, BioScience, 2000 Shifting cultivation, or swidden farming, is often held to be the principle driving force for deforestation in tropical Asia (Myers 1993). National governments in Southeast Asia, notably in Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam, have been inclined to blame...