African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT): Conservation agriculture for improved livelihood and better environment
African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT)
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This pamphlet describes the African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT), which is a non-profit organization dedicated to information networks and partnerships that support the adoption and adaptation of Conservation Agriculture in Africa. This publication also explains the ACT's current goals and projects, membership, reasons why individuals and groups should join ACT, and the ACT operational and management setup.
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