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Cassava varieties for conservation agriculture with trees in the Philippines
To identify cassava cultivar with high root yield and aboveground biomass to be used in Conservation Agriculture Production Systems (CAPS).
Adaptación de la agricultura y la ganadería al cambio climático en los Andes: Experiencias desde el ámbito de la I+D+i
Presentation on applicability of conservation agriculture techniques for mitigation of climate change.
Sustainable Management of Agro-ecological Resources for Tribal Societies (SMARTS): Conservation agriculture-based participatory research in Kendujhar, Orissa.
(Bhubaneswar, India: Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology., 2012)
This presentation highlighted the SMARTS project work in Kendujhar, Orissa, India, and discussed each CAPS treatment as well as the participatory research conducted with farmers in that region.
Integration and synergies at farm through to global levels
This presentation by the International Livestock Research Institute explores the need for USAID Feed the Future’s Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources (SANREM) Innovation Lab to integrate research on livestock and ...
A mixed methods approach to studying gender and conservation agriculture in the Philippines
This is a presentation of fieldwork methodologies conducted in a smallholder farming community in the Philippines. It reviews the mixed method approach including participatory and geospatial methods to explore gender ...
Small-holder adoption of conservation agriculture in Lesotho and Mozambique
Conservation Agriculture (CA) has been practiced for three decades and is extensively adopted by large scale commercial farmers in the Americas and Australia and to a much lower extent by small-scale farmers around the ...
Conservation agriculture & soil health: The US perspective
(Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management, 2012)
The purpose of this presentation was to give a history and current status of soil conservation and conservation agriculture. It discusses soil quality indicators and gave recommendations for policies and practices, including ...
CCRA-6 economic analysis and impact
While conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) are known as methods for improving soils, the economic impact of their adoption must also guide research and promotion. This PowerPoint, from Sustainable Agriculture ...
Smallholders, Sustainability and Food Security: Conservation Agriculture in a Developing Country Context
(SANREM CRSP, 2012)
Conservation agriculture (CA), with its main tenets of 1) minimizing soil disturbance, 2) maintaining residue on soil surface and 3) mixing/rotating crops has been promoted and adopted, to varying degrees, across the globe. ...
Soil quality monitoring and evaluation under conventional plow-based and conservation agriculture production systems in southern Philippines.
(Hokaido, Japan:International Commission of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineers (CIGR), 2012)
Soil quality under conventional plow-based agriculture production systems has been known to degrade over time owing to greater exposure of soil organic matter to microbial attack. This study was conducted to monitor and ...