1. 09/02/2017 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...
  2. 01/01/2014 légumineuse polyvalente cultivée pour la consommation humaine ainsi que pour améliorer les sols et le fourrage animal. C’est la deuxième légumineuse à grains la plus cultivée en Afrique (National Research Council, 2006). Bien que cette légumineuse soit cultivée partout dans les tropiques, et qu’...
  3. 20/07/2013 Job’s tears is a 1 to 2 m tall grass thought to originate from Southeast Asia. It is found throughout most of the tropics, often in wild stands along ditches and streams. Depending on the variety, the seeds are yellow, purple or brown and are often tearshaped; hence, the name “Job’s tears.” There...
  4. 20/10/2012 Annual leafy greens grow quickly, are typically more tolerant of shade than fruit bearing vegetables (e.g., tomato and pepper), and do not require a lot of space. They can be grown in small gardens or containers near people’s homes, and are easily incorporated into many traditional dishes for...
  5. 19/12/1981 This is a question we have been asking for some time. The idea is to prepare pellets using an appropriate technology pelletizer, using waste biomass or charcoal made from it. We do not have much to report at this time except that an engineer has designed and is making a simple pelletizer for us....