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Manejo ecológico de laderas

Manejo ecológico de laderas [Colombia]

La tecnología pretende recuperar la fertilidad del suelo e impedir la erosión a través de una combinación de medidas estructurales (camellones en comtorno y zanjas de infiltración y de compost), vegetativas (barreras de pasto / árboles) y agronómicas (diversificación y intercalación de cultivos, aplicación de abono orgánico)

  • Compiler: Mathias Gurtner
Shade-grown coffee

Shade-grown coffee [Costa Rica]

An agroforestry system which combines coffee with shade trees - including fruit, timber and leguminous species - in a systematic fashion.

  • Compiler: Olman Quiros Madrigal
Afforestation and Hillside Terracing

Afforestation and Hillside Terracing [Eritrea]

Tree plantations in combination with hillside terracing to protect upper catchment areas are a widespread technology in the Central and Northern Highland Zone of Eritrea.

  • Compiler: Eyob Zeremariam
Community-Based Closed Area Management

Community-Based Closed Area Management [Ethiopia]

Area closure is a protection system to improve land with degraded vegetation and/or soil, by excluding livestock grazing and applying initial inputs and continuous maintenance. Once recovery is taking place through natural regeneration, area closures can become part of the agricultural system, thereby improving forage quantity and quality and also ...

  • Compiler: Bekalu Bitew
Desho Grass Soil Bund

Desho Grass Soil Bund [Ethiopia]

Desho grass strip is a vegetative SWC measure used for stablizing the bund and provide fodder for animals.

  • Compiler: Daniel Danano
Area closure

Area closure [Ethiopia]

Closure of degraded land is made on land that has lost vegetation cover, has low soil fertility . To speed up the regeneration process applying some SWC activities and enrichment plantation will be necessary.

  • Compiler: Unknown User
Closed Area Management in Abagerima Learning Watershed

Closed Area Management in Abagerima Learning Watershed [Ethiopia]

Closed area management is an area within a watershed into which human and livestock access is limited, and the area is left for natural recovery of vegetation and soil. Management relates to activities by the community to ensure such protection and to support regeneration, such as constructing drainage and retention ...

  • Compiler: Melese Bililign