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Technical note: A low-cost pressure regulator for improving the water distribution uniformity of a microtube-type drip irrigation system
The use of low cost drip-irrigation systems represents a sustainable, practical and efficient water-saving and water-use technology; however, water distribution tends to be non-uniform, especially under steep slopes. This ...
Conservation agriculture for food security in Cambodia and the Philippines
This PowerPoint summarizes the research and training activities of SANREM’s regional project in Cambodia and the Philippines. The presentation highlights achievements by the team in both countries, contains posters with ...
Conservation agriculture with drip irrigation in Siem Reap, Cambodia
Vegetable production is a women’s domain in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Women decide what and when to plant, what maintenance activities to do and when to harvest and how much to market and retain for family consumption. Vegetables ...
Oasissofas: Growing food while mimicking the forests
Water quality in urban areas can be enhanced by biomimicry. In this study, we mimicked the forest by growing vegetables in 6’ x 3’ beds called oasissofas copying a ‘forest ecosystem’ of: continues mulch; minimum soil ...
Holding Their Own: Smallholder Production, Marketing and Women Issues in Philippine Agroforestry
Vermicomposting has been promoted in the Philippines as a technology to improve soil fertility, manage solid waste and safeguard health. This chapter describes the adoption of this technology by female farmers in the ...
Effect of hydraulic head and slope on water distribution uniformity of a low-cost drip irrigation system
(St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, 2008)
Assessment of the effect of topography and operating heads on the emission uniformity distribution in drip irrigation systems is important in irrigation water management and could serve as basis for optimizing water use ...
Holding their own: Smallholder production, marketing, and women issues in Philippine agroforestry
(Manila, Philippines: Social Development Research Center-DLSU, 2012)
This book is a collection of papers from the "Agroforestry and Sustainable Vegetable Production in SEA Watershed Project."
Natuculture: Making the Unnatural Natural
What is Natuculture? Natuculture (pronounced ‘nāychew’ culture) is any human made system that mimics nature in human disturbed landscapes. The oasissofa is one part of the Natuculture system that aims to bring sustainable ...