1. 19/05/1991 Assessing low-external-input farming techniques Bontoc rice terraces Pleasant strategies to deal with risk Africa's soils are being mined Local economies From data collection to farmer assessment Soil erosion Natural grass strips Soil fertility techniques Beans Agroforestry New approaches to...
  2. Access Agriculture Training Video Fanya juu means "throw the soil up" in Kiswahili. The terraces formed are ideal for fodder grasses and help prevent soil erosion. Cultivation becomes easier as the terraces spread out to make the land more level and when combined with manure/fertilizer yields...
  3. Abstract, bioRXiv, 2017 Millions of subsistence farmers cultivate crops on terraces. These farmers face unique challenges including severe shortages of arable land and remoteness leading to poor access to inputs including nitrogen fertilizer. These challenges contribute to human and livestock...
  4. AccessAgriculture Video Les cordons de pierres peuvent ralentir le ruissellement, augmenter l'infiltration d'eau et constituer la base de l'amélioration de la production en zones semi-arides. En utilisant les contours des faibles pentes, la collecte de l'eau est améliorée et les cultures sont...
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    01/01/2012 L’Asie représente moins du tiers (30%) de la superficie terrestre de la planète et cependant porte plus de la moitié de la population mondiale (56%). En outre, la densité moyenne de la population asiatique devient un problème considérable à long terme lorsque la production alimentaire est...
  6. 19/12/1981 Victor Wynne has run his Haiti Seed Store for many years and experimented with improved ways of getting food from the mountains. He has kindly provided us with a description of the terracing system he has selected after years of experimentation. He says he will never make another level terrace...
  7. 01/01/2013 Ces directives donnent une vue d’ensemble des bonnes pratiques éprouvées de collecte de l’eau dans le monde entier. Celles-ci constituent un guide de référence pratique tout en offrant un support et une expertise technique spécifique pour l’intégration des technologies de collecte de l’eau dans...
  8. 01/01/2013 This new publicationon “Water Harvesting – Guidelines to Good Practice”was mandated by IFAD, prepared byWOCATin collaboration with MetaMeta and RAIN and funded by SDC and IFAD. Water security is a prerequisite to achieve food security.Water harvestingoffers under-exploited opportunities for the...
  9. Being a brief yet balanced account on various aspects of agricultural terracing this book should be of considerable interest and use to everyone concerned with using the land and preventing its degradation. Its extensive readership may mostly comprise planners, policy makers, professional as well...
  10. Cross-slope barriers are measures on sloping lands in the form of earth or soil bunds, stone lines, and / or vegetative strips for reducing runoff velocity and soil loss, thereby contributing to soil, water and nutrient conservation. This is achieved by reducing steepness and / or length of...