Cotton expansion and biodiversity loss in African savannahs, opportunities and challenges for conservation agriculture: A review paper based on two case studies
Giller, K. E.
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This article reviews the potential for conservation agriculture to develop productive and environment-friendly cropping systems using the experiences of two African landscapes. Conservation agriculture can potentially benefit biodiversity and turn agriculture from a threat into an opportunity for conservation. The authors also raise a number of challenges inhibiting the growth of conservation agriculture by resource-poor farmers.