1. AccessAgriculture Training Video Trees produce timber and firewood, but also fruit, pods, leaves and medicines for people and livestock. Some species help improve soil fertility and reduce local temperatures. The system supports crops and livestock. Available languages Arabic Bambara Chichewa /...
  2. The research described in this report was initiated under the USAID/Haiti Agroforestry II Project and continued under the Productive Land Use System Project in order to adapt alley cropping to Haitian conditions.
  3. 01-04-2009 This article is from ECHO Asia Note #1 When ripe, the yellow and apricot-colored fruit of the marian plum (Bouea macrophylla Griff.) seem to glow among the tree's glossy green leaves. The ripe fruit of marian plum offers an edible, crisp skin and juicy flesh. Besides being eaten raw as a dessert...
  4. Rasilimali Muhimu 20-01-1992 In simplest language, agroforestry is the production of trees and of non-tree crops or animals on the same piece of land. The crops can be grown together at the same time, can be grown in rotation, or can even be grown in separate plots when materials from one are used to benefit another....
  5. Rasilimali Muhimu 01-01-2010 Kwa miaka mingi, njia za kawaida za misitu ya Magharibi zimetumika, na aina za miti za kigeni zilizopandishwa katika nchi za Sahelian ili kupambana na jangwa. Miradi mikubwa na midogo ilipewa jukumu la kupunguza harakati zilizodhaniwa kuelekea kusini mwa jangwa la Sahara, lakini ni wachache...
  6. Rasilimali Muhimu 01-01-2012 Asia makes up less than one third (30%) of the world’s land area and yet carries over half (56%) of the world’s population. Moreover, the average population density of Asia becomes a significant long-term problem when food production is considered. Some countries in Asia have a population density...
  7. Rasilimali Muhimu
    01-01-1991 There are several reasons for establishing fences on the small farm. Fences are used to: To mark boundary lines between farms or next to roads. To separate adjacent fields used for distinct purposes To protect and keep animals from straying To protect crops from animal damage A fence represents a...
  8. Rasilimali Muhimu 01-01-2010 Farming communities in the semi-arid tropical regions of Africa are becoming particularly vulnerable and face enormous challenges for their survival. Climate change, diminishing and unreliable rainfall, traditional mono culture cropping farming practices, high population growth, frequent famines...
  9. Rasilimali Muhimu 01-01-2011 Lack of food security is one of the biggest challenges that Central Africans face each day as they toil in their gardens, trying to produce enough food to simply feed their families and afford other expenses in life such as health care or schooling for their children. Main factors limiting...
  10. The integration of tree & other farming can establish a sounder ecological balance & greater productivity of food & materials for clothing, fuel & shelter. The book suggests planting & cropping methods, & a range of potentially useful trees.