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  1. The Crop Calendar is a tool that provides timely information about seeds to promote local crop production. It contains information on planting, sowing and harvesting periods of locally adapted crops in specific agro-ecological zones. It also provides information on the sowing rates of seed and...  
  2. Las Cañadas es un centro de agroecología y permacultura, en donde se encuentra una de las últimas islas de bosque de niebla de la zona central de Veracruz, México. Utilizamos a lapermacultura como herramienta de diseño con la finalidad de aprender, implementar y compartir una forma sostenible de...  
  3. Abstract, Parasites and Vectors, 2017 Tick infestation is the major problem for animal health that causes substantial economic losses, particularly in tropical and subtropical countries. To better understand the spatial distribution of tick species and risk factors associated with tick prevalence...
     
  4. Abstract,Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 2017 Cowpea (Vigna unguiculata L. Walp.) is an important African food legume suitable for dry regions. It is the main legume in two contrasting agro-ecological regions of Kenya as an important component of crop rotations because of its relative...
     
  5. AccessAgriculture Training Video A 22-minute video to explain the importance of combining organic resources mineral fertilizer and improved varieties in ways that are adapted to local conditions. Practical examples are shown from various agro-ecological zones in Mali, Niger, Nigeria, DR Congo,...  
  6. Resilience refers to the capacity for ecological systems to persist and absorb changes. Climate-change resilience encompasses a dual function, to absorb shock as well as to self-renew to cope with new circumstances. Agroforestry offers both mitigation and adaptation strategies for enhancing...  
  7. This study examined paired plots of farmland that were selected for their similarities in nearly every respect. They shared the same topography, angle of slope, location on the watershed, intensity of the storm, type of crops, etc. The only variation was that one was agroecologically farmed and...  
  8. The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) is a broad alliance of different civil society actors that are part of the struggle for food sovereignty and agroecology in Africa. These include: African farmers’ organizations, African NGO networks, specialist African NGOs, consumer movements...
     
  9. A group of scientists, farmers and staff from development organizations in Malawi and Tanzania put together an integrated curriculum onagroecology,climate change,nutritionandsocial equity. This training material was written in such a way that rural people with limited education can use it to...  
  10. This book is a timely contribution towards the debate on the most effective way to bring about sustainable farming in marginal areas. It offers a detailed analysis of the social, economic, and agro-ecological characteristic of both Soil and Water Conservation (SWC) and Better Land Husbandry (BLH)...