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  1. ABSTRACT Deep litter systems represent low cost alternatives to raise growing-finishing pigs, reducing slurry accumulation, although pig’s thermal comfort may be negatively affected by the heat produced inside the litter. This study compared environmental and performance parameters for...  
  2. Abstract, Science Advances, 2019 March Old-growth tropical forests harbor an immense diversity of tree species but are rapidly being cleared, while secondary forests that regrow on abandoned agricultural lands increase in extent. We assess how tree species richness and composition recover during...  
  3. Abstract, Science Advances, 2018 July Humanity faces the grand challenge of feeding a growing, more affluent population in the coming decades while reducing the environmental burden of agriculture. Approaches that integrate food security and environmental goals offer promise for achieving a more...  
  4. Community Health Workers are trained to: Define nutrition and malnutrition. Describe the components of a balanced diet. Identify signs and symptoms of iron deficiency, vitamin A deficiency, and iodine deficiency in children and pregnant women. Identify main causes of malnutrition, especially in...  
  5. Link to AccessAgriculture videos that are translated to Portuguese Our Vision Improved livelihoods of rural communities through sustainable agricultural practices and entrepreneurship. Our Mission To promote innovations in sustainable agriculture and rural enterprises through capacity development...  
  6. Abstract, Science Advances, 2018 August Agricultural and industrial activities have increased atmospheric nitrogen (N) deposition to ecosystems worldwide. N deposition can stimulate plant growth and soil carbon (C) input, enhancing soil C storage. Changes in microbial decomposition could also...  
  7. Com 64 anos, o agricultor Paulo Roberto Santana carrega no rosto as marcas de uma prática agrícola precária. São manchas provocadas pelo câncer de pele que contraiu por causa do sol e dos venenos químicos aplicados durante 12 anos em lavouras de algodão, no interior de Minas Gerais. Hoje, curado...  
  8. Warm Heart Foundation is based in Phrao, a mountainous, rural community in northern Thailand, 40 miles (70 kms) north of Chiang Mai. We are a non-religious, nonpartisan organization dedicated to the idea that every human being has the right to make a healthy and successful life. We focus on five...
     
  9. RELASER is the Latin American Rural Extension Services Network, created in October 2010, in Santiago de Chile.On that occasion, a group of public and private institutions,under the international leadership ofGFRAS(Global Forum for Global Advisory Services), decided to create a space for debate...  
  10. Mike Salomons, Canadian Foodgrains Bank Agriculture & Livelihoods Technical Advisor Over 1,000 different species of termites can be found across the continent of Africa! Termites are the longest living insects in the world, with some queens living as long as 50 years. The termite queen, king,...