Conservation agriculture

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Photo credit: Google Maize on wheat residues on conservation agriculture plot Evaluating potential for conservation agriculture in Ethiopia, Kenya, and Malawi http://www.pim.cgiar.org/files/2015/03/conservation-agriculture-Malawi-CIMMYT-298×300.jpg Conservation agriculture (CA) is being promoted as an option for reducing soil degradation, conserving water, enhancing crop productivity, and maintaining yield stability. However, CA is a knowledge- and technology-intensive practice,…

Link between desertification and climate change

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? ? IPCC Adopts Algeria’s Proposal On Desertification, Climate Change Algerie Presse Service (Algiers) Algeria’s proposal on the elaboration of a special report on the link between desertification and climate change have been recently accepted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The announcement of accepting Algeria’s proposal was made…