Sweet and sour delight: Value addition in citrus

Content Creating economic incentives is an effective way for conserving agrobiodiversity. Establishing market linkages and adding value through processing of locally available crops can provide such incentives for conservation through use, as is happening in Ghanteshwor village development committee (VDC) of Doti district in far western Nepal.
Author Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development
Contributor LIBRD
Type of Initiative Case Studies
Country NEPAL
Link http://www.cbmsouthasia.net/2011/08/29/sweet-and-sour-delight-value-addition-in-citrys/

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A breeding bull can benefit the whole village

Content The case of Suklal Rajbanshi, a farmer in Shivgunj, Jhapa who is providing valuable service to cow owners in his village.
Author Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development
Contributor LIBRD
Type of Initiative Case Studies
Country NEPAL
Link http://www.cbmsouthasia.net/2011/10/24/a-breeding-bull-can-benefit-the-whole-village-says-suklal-rajbanshi/

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Home garden amidst tea estate

Content The case of two farmers introduced to the idea of home garden, currently using their land creatively to produce a diversity of fruits and vegetables, and tea.
Author Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development
Contributor LIBRD
Type of Initiative Case Studies
Country SRI LANKA
Link http://www.cbmsouthasia.net/2011/09/05/home-garden-amidst-tea-estate-2/

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Bamboo binding in Bangladesh

Content The community of Sonatoni and Ghorjan union of Sirajgoni district  is living on the bank of Jamuna river. The river faces continuous threat of erosion; village and households are at risk of disappearance. Since 2010 the community has been using local knowledge of Bamboo binding with the aim to redirect the water of Jamuna river and hinder the river erosion
Author Local Initiatives for Biodiversity, Research and Development
Contributor LIBRD
Type of Initiative Case Studies
Country BANGLADESH
Link http://www.cbmsouthasia.net/2011/08/26/bangladesh-bamboo-binding-on-jamuna-river/

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