Conservation Agriculture in Subsistence Farming

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Boston, MA:CABI

Conservation agriculture holds promise to address challenges of soil erosion and declining yields, making it a critical technology for improving food security and protecting the environment. This book brings together research from Sustainable Management of Agroecological Resources for Tribal Societies (SMARTS), a regional project of the Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resources Management Innovation Lab. Insights from this project, which took place in Nepal and India from 2009 to 2014, provide an in-depth case study of the application of conservation agriculture. Chapters explore a variety of facets, including economic potential, gendered implications, and effects on soil.

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Conservation agriculture, Sustainable development, Economic analyses, Soil conservation, Soil management, Gender, Empowerment, Sustainable agriculture, Conservation tillage, Ecosystem Farm/Enterprise Scale Field Scale Governance Watershed