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Terrace Consolidation by Machine
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Terrace Consolidation by Machine [Bhutan]

Terrace consolidation is the merging of existing narrow bench terraces into larger terraces to enable farm mechanization, commercial farming and crop intensification. This technology is promoted as the existing terraces are generally narrow and this limits efficient operation and utilization of land and other resources.

  • Compiler: Karma Wangdi
Mechanical Bench Terracing
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Mechanical Bench Terracing [Bhutan]

Soil erosion by water is one of the major problems in hilly or mountainous countries like Bhutan. In such areas, effective erosion control measures are required to reduce the slope gradient and minimize surface runoff. Among many SLM interventions, mechanical bench terracing is one of the most widely promoted and …

  • Compiler: ONGPO LEPCHA
Traditional Soil Fertility Management through FYM Application
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Traditional Soil Fertility Management through FYM Application [Bhutan]

Traditional soil fertility management refers to the practice of improving and maintaining soil fertility using organic amendments, specifically farmyard manure (FYM). Other organic materials and crop residues can be effectively utilized through process of decomposition, fermentation and pyrolysis to produce compost, bokashi and biochar respectively.

  • Compiler: Karma Wangdi
Sexed semen technology
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Sexed semen technology [Bhutan]

Sexed semen technology produces gender-selected semen for artificially insemination of dairy cows. It ensures a higher proportion of female calves (more than 90%) which will ultimately contribute to the enhancement of milk production in the herd.

  • Compiler: ONGPO LEPCHA
Improved Dairy Shed
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Improved Dairy Shed [Bhutan]

An improved dairy shed in Bhutan is characterized by concrete floors, cement pillars and troughs, enough sunlight and ventilation, adequate water, ample space for cattle movement, as well as urine and dung collection gutters and a farmyard manure collection area.

  • Compiler: Tshering Yangzom
Protected Agriculture for High Value Crops
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Protected Agriculture for High Value Crops [Bhutan]

Protected agriculture (controlled environment agriculture) is the use of technology to modify the growing environment for crops to extend the growing period and increase yields. It can include greenhouses, shade nets or polytunnels. This technology is moderately expensive therefore it is used only for the cultivation of high-value crops and …

  • Compiler: Nima Dolma Tamang
Rehabilitation of Fallow Land Through Agroforestry
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Rehabilitation of Fallow Land Through Agroforestry [Bhutan]

Fallow is arable land deliberately set aside due to challenges faced in cultivation. The rehabilitation of lands left fallow for decades through the adoption of agroforestry has been one success story of the Khengrig Namsum Cooperative in the central region of Bhutan. The integration of perennial trees (fruit and high-value …

  • Compiler: Nima Dolma Tamang
Citrus Canopy Management and Rehabilitation Program
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Citrus Canopy Management and Rehabilitation Program [Bhutan]

Citrus canopy management refers to the set of practices and techniques employed to optimize the growth, health, and productivity of citrus trees by manipulating the structure and density of their canopy. Effective canopy management is crucial for achieving desirable outcomes in citrus cultivation, such as improved fruit quality, increased yields, …

  • Compiler: Nima Dolma Tamang
Low-Cost Plastic-Lined Water Harvesting Pond
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Low-Cost Plastic-Lined Water Harvesting Pond [Bhutan]

Low-cost plastic-lined water harvesting ponds collect and store rain and overland flow water for agricultural and domestic purposes in the dry season. They are both economic and efficient.

  • Compiler: Nima Dolma Tamang