1. Recurso clave 15/12/1997 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...
  2. 1/1/2000 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
  3. 12/1/1982 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
  4. 1/1/1998 139 pages, illustrated, tables
  5. 1/11/2000 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...
  6. 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...