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The Oasissofa: Application of conservation agriculture in urban vegetable production
The implementation of urban conservation agriculture can serve as an alternative to a lawn that addresses the problem of urban food deserts. This powerpoint summarizes the formation of ‘oasis sofas,’ conservation agriculture ...
Conservation agriculture in urban deserts
Limited access to nutritious and affordable food is experienced by 23 million people in the US as they live in 'food desserts' making them food and health insecure. Resources such as land, water, labor and capital are used ...
Gestión integrada de recursos naturales en la subcuenca del río Chimbo, Ecuador
Como ocurre en varias zonas rurales en los países en desarrollo, las poblaciones de la zona Andina del Ecuador están caracterizadas por pobreza extrema, derivada de la baja productividad de los sistemas de producción ...
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, 2010)
Paper discusses soil loss measurements from three different production systems in Ecuador and estimates the yield losses (and subsequent income losses) from this erosion.
Extension from an innovation systems perspective
The dynamics of extension are changing; it is expected to broaden its agenda to include supporting market linkages, support environmental conservation, and enhance the voice of the poor. However, it continues to be supported ...
Higher education to feed the future: The SANREM CRSP educating for sustainable innovation
This presentation outlines the SANREM CRSP degree training program and reflects on the role of the university in the process of innovation. It describes the transition to complex adaptive systems and explores ways in which ...
LTRA 9 - Developing Sustainable Conservation Agricultural Production Systems for Smallholder Farmers in Southern Africa
This PowerPoint summarizes the research and training activities of SANREM’s regional project in Lesotho and Mozambique. During the presentation, each graduate student involved in the project gave a brief description of ...
CCRA-9 2014 update
This PowerPoint summarizes the research activities and findings of SANREM’s soil quality and soil carbon sequestration cross-cutting research activity. The presentation describes studies of soil carbon dioxide, GIS ...
Conservation agriculture as a potential pathway to better resource management, higher productivity, and improved socio-economic conditions in the Andean region
This PowerPoint summarizes the research and training activities of SANREM’s regional project in the Andes. It describes a mobile nitrogen index developed by the project. The presentation describes research results which ...