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Protection from land degradation through conservation of medicinal plants by involving ethnic communities.
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Protection from land degradation through conservation of medicinal ... [Bangladesh]

The indigenous community in Bolipara village of the Thanchi upazlia (sub-district) of the Bandarban district are reducing or preventing land degradation through the cultivation and conservation of medicinal plants. This practice provides the raw material needed, by local traditional healers, to produce herbal medicines for the indigenous and tribal peoples.

  • Compiler: Fazlay Arafat
Soil Conservation Through Bench Terrace Technology in Highly Degradable Hilly Slopy Areas of Bangladesh
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Soil Conservation Through Bench Terrace Technology in Highly ... [Bangladesh]

Bench terraces are a soil and water conservation measure used on sloping land with relatively deep soils to retain water and control erosion. They are normally constructed by cutting and filling to produce a series of level steps or benches. This allows water to infiltrate slowly into the soil. Bench ...

  • Compiler: Md Babul Hossain
Dynamic agroforestry systems
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Dynamic agroforestry systems [Bolivia, Plurinational State of]

Dynamic agroforestry systems are highly diversified farming systems which go through the different phases of the natural succession, from pioneer plant dominated stages up to primary trees dominated stages, were the different strata are used for different crops, and where pruning and selective weeding enhances the dynamic development of plant ...

  • Compiler: Johanna Jacobi
Biogas
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Biogas [Botswana]

Production of methane gas from cow-dung for use in house-hold cooking, heating and lighting in order to reduce fire wood demand

  • Compiler: Sebego Reuben
Minimum tillage
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Minimum tillage [Brazil]

Seed of maize and soy are planted directly into the soil with a minimum previous tillage impact.

  • Compiler: Stefan Hohnwald