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Social networks and smallholder conservation agriculture in East Africa
Scaling up conservation agriculture production systems (CAPS) for smallholders requires facilitating a change in mindset within a supporting network of agricultural production partners. Entering into the dialogue necessary ...
Evaluación de la pérdida productiva y económica por la erosion hídrica en tres sistemas de producción en la microcuenca del río Alumbre, Provincia Bolívar, Ecuador
(Sociedad Ecuatoriana de la Ciencia del Suelo, 2011)
This presentation discusses research completed on soil loss measurements from three different production systems and the estimated yield losses (and subsequent income losses) from this erosion.
Conservation practices for climate change adaptation.
Climate change and rising populations are placing higher demands and larger constraints on the world’s resources. This PowerPoint presents what these challenges mean for agriculture, and describes principles for soil and ...
Assessment of nitrogen dynamics and cropping system sustainability in the Andean segion of South America with a new tool available for computers and smartphones
Implementation of best soil and water conservation practices will be key to addressing challenges we will confront in the 21st century. With challenges such as climate change and continued population growth, there is a ...
Potential for use nitrogen index for Ecuador and conservation practices for climate change and conservation of our biosphere
This resource is a presentation to the University Estatal de Bolivar on the use of nitrogen index to manage soil fertility and conserve resources in conservation agriculture systems in Ecuador and Bolivia.
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 ...
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 ...
Conservation practices are essential land management strategies for climate change mitigation and adaptation
Climate change and rising populations are placing higher demands and larger constraints on the world’s resources. This PowerPoint describes the impacts of these challenges on agriculture, as well as adaptive and mitigative ...
Soil organic matter characterization in Bolivia and Ecuador
Organic matter stabilization is thought to be a process of physical protection and chemical recalcitrance. The determination of recalcitrant soil organic carbon (SOC) often relies on operational definitions provided by ...
GIC para el manejo del capital natural: Experiencias del proyecto INIAP-SANREM CRSP
Presentation made to the National University of Loja (Ecuador) about conservation agriculture and its role in a program promoting integrated watershed management. Presents an overview of the process of adaptive watershed ...