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Keyhole Garden
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Keyhole Garden [Bangladesh]

The Keyhole Garden model of homestead vegetable cultivation enhances the resilience of families living in areas with climate-related hazards, such as flooding and drought. Keyhole gardens have been shown to increase vegetable production in all seasons, thereby improving household food autonomy and dietary diversity.

  • Compiler: John Brogan
Cultivation of organic vegetables to improve the household economy and the soil quality
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Cultivation of organic vegetables to improve the household ... [Cambodia]

Cultivation of mixed organic vegetables utilizing natural fertilizers and homemade pesticides so as to reduce expenditure on external agriculture inputs, as well as produce organic vegetables that safeguard both the producers’ and consumers’ health. This practice is mainly suitable for the maintenance and improvement of the soil’s fertility.

  • Compiler: Sok Pheak
Sandy soil improvement by using natural fertilizer and liquid compost
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Sandy soil improvement by using natural fertilizer and ... [Cambodia]

The practice of improving the conditions of a sandy soil by natural fertilizers and liquid compost application increases the crop production, as it leads to a substantial improvement of the soil quality. It improves the water retention capacity, improves the soil structure (less compaction), eases the nutrient absorption and finally, ...

  • Compiler: Be Gechkim
Growing vegetables in a nethouse to ward off insects
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Growing vegetables in a nethouse to ward off ... [Cambodia]

A nethouse is a structure that is enclosed by a nylon net (like mosquito nets) which protects vegetables from insects. Additionally, it prevents the vegetables from being damaged by rainfall wind and sunlight.

  • Compiler: Nary Lay
Home Garden (Pomelo, Lemon, Supplementary Crops)
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Home Garden (Pomelo, Lemon, Supplementary Crops) [Cambodia]

This technology involves the cultivation of crops around the house, including pomelos, lemons and other supplementary crops, with solely the application of cattle and chicken manure as fertilizer, whilst abstaining from the use of chemicals. The purpose of this technology is to obtain various products, generate a household income especially ...

  • Compiler: Be Gechkim
Le verger permaculturel de miracle farms
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Le verger permaculturel de miracle farms [Canada]

Un verger, planté avec différentes espèces fruitières et fixatrices d'azote alternés dans les rang, est conduit sans pésticides, grace a une diversité d'espèces végétales (plantes aromatiques, mellifères) qui de plus attirent une diversité animale.

  • Compiler: Stefan Graf
Carob tree protection from rats
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Carob tree protection from rats [Cyprus]

Carrob tree protection from rat attacks include protection of trees directly by using aluminium layers as rings on the neck of the carob trees in order to keep rats away from climbing on the threes and thus causing problens on fruits and new branches. Furthermore, poisonus rat baits are attached ...

  • Compiler: Michalakis Christoforou