Ecological Agriculture, Climate Resilience and a Roadmap to Get There

Title Ecological Agriculture, Climate Resilience and a Roadmap to Get There
Contributor Third World Network
Author Doreen Stabinsky and Lim Li Ching
Content Environment and Development Series No. 14.
This paper looks at how ecological agriculture, by building healthy soils, cultivating biological diversity and improving water harvesting and management, can strengthen farmers’ capacity to adapt to climate change. Accordingly, the authors call for a reorientation of policy, funding and research priorities from the dominant industrial agriculture model to ecological agriculture.
Type of initiative Article
Year Published
Language English
Link http://www.twnside.org.sg/title/end/pdf/end14.pdf

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Weed Mulch and No-Till Taro Cultivation in American Samoa

Title Weed Mulch and No-Till Taro Cultivation in American Samoa
Contributor agroecology.org
Author American Samoa Community College, Division of Agriculture, Human and Natural Resources, Larry S. Hirata
Content Using pulled or cut weeds as a mulch and a planting stick to grow Colocasia esculenta reduces soil erosion.
Type of initiative Case Studies
Year Published 1999
Language English
Oceania SAMOA
Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/Taro.html

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