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High-altitude afforestation for erosion control
technologies

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
Slope erosion control using wooden pile walls
technologies

Slope erosion control using wooden pile walls [Armenia]

Small horizontal wooden structures and terraces on eroded slopes built to mitigate sheet or rill erosion and slow down water run-off. The technology is easy to apply and efficient to mitigate erosion processes of the upper soil layer and to stop small rock falls.

  • Compiler: Hanns Kirchmeir
Ecograze
technologies

Ecograze [Australia]

An ecologically sound and practical grazing management system, based on rotation and wet season resting.

  • Compiler: Andrew Ash
The 'Triple bottom line'
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The 'Triple bottom line' [Australia]

A new expression used by agriculturalists in Australia to explain why farmers change practices: the 'triple bottom line' implies economic, environmental and social concerns.

  • Compiler: Anthony J. Webster
Green cane trash blanket
technologies

Green cane trash blanket [Australia]

Elimination of burning as a pre-harvest treatment of sugar cane, and managing the resultant trash as a protective blanket to give multiple on and off-site benefits.

  • Compiler: Anthony J. Webster
Management of total grazing pressure to increase groundcover and to minimise desertification risk
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Management of total grazing pressure to increase groundcover ... [Australia]

Groundcover management: Soil erosion is being addressed by working to increase native perennial ground cover to 60%, where the typical cover is approximately 20%. The growth of woody species is being managed in this project to allow growth of perennial grasses and forbs. Managing total grazing pressure: On semi-arid rangelands, ...

  • Compiler: UNCCD PRAIS