1. Planning an Urban Market Garden in Toronto, Canada

    This case study outlines the plan for a 0.5 acre garden in downtown Toronto. This market garden was part of Field-To-Table's Urban Agriculture initiative and will complement ongoing rooftop and... (comment match)

  2. Post-War Reconstruction using Sustainable Agriculture in Chalatenango, El Salvador

    Ex-combatants and returned refugees formulate ecologically sustainable agricultural development plans in post-war El Salvador. Case Studies and Articles. agroecology.org. Ariane de Bremond. Agroecology. Local. Case Studies. English... (comment match)

  3. Rice Transplanting in the Tai Lake Region of China

    Farmers transplant paddy rice to increase the growing period for winter crops and reduce irrigation. Case Studies and Articles. agroecology.org. Erle Ellis. Agroecology. Local. Case Studies. English... (comment match)

  4. Using Human Manure ("nightsoil") in the Tai Lake Region of China

    China's farmers use human manure and urine, also known as "nightsoil", for fertilizer. Case Studies and Articles. agroecology.org. Erle Ellis. Agroecology. Local. Case Studies. English... (comment match)

  5. "Oufei" Wet composting in the Thai Lake Region of China

    Traditional farmers make an anaerobic compost called "oufei" using canal sediments, legume green manures, crop residues and animal manures as a fertilizer for rice. Case Studies and Articles. agroecology.org. Erle... (comment match)

  6. Watermelon Cover Cropping with Wheat and Barley in Niigata, Japan

    Wheat and barley were introduced into watermelon production systems to control weeds and save labor in Japan. Case Studies and Articles. agroecology.org. Hajime Araki. Niigata University. Agroecology. Local. Case Studies.... (comment match)

  7. Farmers' Varieties and Agricultural Sustainability in Kaski, Nepal

    Single households in Kaski, Nepal often maintain as many as 20 farmers' varieties (landraces) of a single crop. This study demonstrates methods for documenting the cultural, medicinal value and use... (comment match)

  8. Role of Green Manure Crops in Lowland Rice Based Farming System of Northern Thailand

    Use of green manure to improve overall system productivity of rice-soybean production system. Case Studies and Articles. agroecology.org. Budsara Limnirankul. Chiang Mai University. Multiple Cropping Center. Agroecology. Local. Case Studies.... (comment match)

  9. Preserving and Increasing Agriculture Biodiversity: In-situ Conservation of Upland Rice in Krong No, Daklak, Viet Nam

    The people of Krong No, Daklak, Viet Nam are Mountain ethnic groups, whose livelihood is based on shifting cultivation. They have very diverse crop systems that include upland rice. The... (comment match)

  10. Revolving Funds for Building Water Tanks in Northeastern Brazil

    Revolving Funds represent an effective means to enable peasants families to build their own water tanks to collect rainwater from rooftops and store it during the dry season. Case Studies... (comment match)