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High-altitude afforestation for erosion control
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High-altitude afforestation for erosion control [Armenia]

Afforestation is a key technologies to protect soil against erosion and provide a wide range of ecosystem services. In this case, afforestation at high altitudes, which is particularly challenging, with the primary purpose of erosion control were planted in small patches with different methods. They form the basis for future ...

  • Compiler: Hanns Kirchmeir
Mound plantation in coastal area with non-mangrove plant species for land stabilization
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Mound plantation in coastal area with non-mangrove plant ... [Bangladesh]

Mound plantation with non-mangrove species to transform mono-culture plantations subsequently into more ecologically resilient, mixed species plantations and as well as to accelerate natural processes of accretion and land stabilization in coastal areas.

  • Compiler: Fazlay Arafat
Defensivo de piedra tipo "acantilado"
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Defensivo de piedra tipo "acantilado" [Bolivia, Plurinational State of]

Defensivos flexibles y rústicos, se emplean para proteger terrenos de cultivo frente a amenazas de riadas y erosión lateral. esta conformada de rocas de gran diámetro con altura y espesor variable que puede ser complementada con plantación de árboles. Su resistencia y flexibilidad permite que no se deforme fácilmente ante ...

  • Compiler: Marco Loma
Agroforestry system of cacao and gallery forest
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Agroforestry system of cacao and gallery forest [Colombia]

Agroforestry system of cacao crop under gallery forest shadow as family agriculture. It is located at the Pozetas Stream, in the Cusiana River Basin, Floodable Savannas of the Colombian Orinoco.

  • Compiler: Luisa F. Vega
Franja Ribereña
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Franja Ribereña [Ecuador]

Las franjas ribereñas se ubican adyacente a los ríos, lagos y embalses, humedales y planicies, y desempeñan importantes funciones ecológicas relacionadas a control de sedimentación, retención de agua, control de inundaciones, control de escorrentía, entre otras. Las franjas pueden constituirse de especies arbóreas, arbustos o pastizales de amplio desarrollo de ...

  • Compiler: Pablo Caza
Progressive bench terraces formed by a vetiver hedge system and trees
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Progressive bench terraces formed by a vetiver hedge ... [Haiti]

Progressive terracing technology is established through successive deposits of sediments behind (upstream) any anti-erosional structure, in this case contour strips of vetiver grass (vetiveria zizanioides). To better stabilize the slopes in the long-term, trees are planted downstream of the vetiver hedges.

  • Compiler: Joana Eichenberger
Agroforestry homegardens
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Agroforestry homegardens [Haiti]

Agroforestry is a way of incorporating agricultural land with trees, crops and / or livestock. The technology increases and diversifies production, generating social, economic and environmental benefits. In addition, planted around houses, trees offer protection against hurricanes.

  • Compiler: Joana Eichenberger