Soil and Water Conservation

GRETMadagascar 15.10.2015

La culture d’igname et la gestion durable des sols – Madagascar Cas du Menabe Central

Category: soil and water conservation – En 2002, avec le concours du Projet igname de la Faculté des sciences du l’Université d’Antananarivo sous le financement du FADES, un inventaire des espèces d’igname à été fait dans la région. Des essais de culture ont été fait à partir de l’année 2004 dans différentes localités dont les caractéristiques… 

GRETMadagascar 15.10.2015 Ecosystem: semi arid

Le semis direct sous couverture végétal dans la région Androy – Madagascar

L’expérience du projet GRET FASARA
Category: soil and water conservation Le semis direct sous couverture végétal dans la région Androy (in pdf-format)

ENDA - TMSenegal 15.10.2015

Fine-Tuning Farming Techniques through Farmer Schools: Peasant Farming Schools in Senegal

Land degradation: Water degradation by agrochemicals, vegetation degradation by deforestation Initiative by: ENDA PRONAT Initiative supported by: ENDA Senegal Revised Short Version: Fine-Tuning Farming Techniques through Farmer Schools – Peasant Farming Schools in Senegal (in pdf-format – 090914

Both ENDSNiger 15.10.2015 Ecosystem: semi arid

Building on a current green revolution in the Sahel: Some lessons from farmer-managed re-greening in Niger

A recent study on long-term trends in agriculture and environment in Niger, which was done by the Centre for International Cooperation of the VU University of Amsterdam, uncovered the fact that farmers in the densely populated regions of Niger had protected and managed regeneration of trees on their far…

GRETMadagascar 15.10.2015 Ecosystem: semi arid

Windbreak Hedges at the Coastline – South Madagascar Androy region (South-Madagascar)

Summary Category: sustainable agriculture – The South of Madagascar is a semi-arid zone submitted to a dry and hot wind. The practice of agriculture there…

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GRETMadagascar 15.10.2015 Ecosystem: semi arid

Appui a la filière sorgho dans la region sêche de l’Androy (Sud de Madagascar)

Sorgho is a plant that is adapted to dry zones. With other cultures of this type, it contributes to the preservation of soil and the…

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15.10.2015

Recuperación de espacios verdes en la ciudad: primer Ecobarrio en Santiago de Chile

Summary Enfrentados a una tala indiscriminada de parte de la autoridad, los vecinos de la villa Cuatro Álamos se organizaron para defender el pulmón verde…

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Chile 12.10.2015 Ecosystem: Dry sub-humid: Woodlands

Restoring Biodiversity with Native Plants – Chile

Indigenous Communities Responding to Monoculture Tree Plantations Summary Land degradation: Vegetation degradation by extensive forestry monoculture, soil and water degradation by agro-chemical use Initiative by: Hguallen Pelu…

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Mauritania 12.10.2015 Ecosystem: Semi-arid Land, River Basin

Biogas a reality in the valley of the Senegal river in Mauritania

Animal waste, an inexhaustible energy source Summary The environment of the valley of the Senegal stream is very fragile and exposed to several factors of…

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Uzbekistan 12.10.2015 Ecosystem: Water and Dryland

Media Tour – Uzbekistan

Raising environmental awareness of journalists and the public Summary Uzbekistan’s mass media provide no special coverage of ecological issues. Meantime, the country is experiencing degradation…

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