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Tree planting campaign
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Tree planting campaign [Bahamas]

Native trees were planted in public areas to promote the advantages of these trees and encourage further plantings on the island.

  • Compiler: UNCCD PRAIS
Peer to Peer Pass-on Approach with Women
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Peer to Peer Pass-on Approach with Women [Bangladesh]

Terre des hommes and Greendots introduced the Peer to Peer pass-on system to enable women's groups in Bangladesh to spread the Keyhole Garden technique within their communities with the aim of enabling year-round homestead vegetable production despite the risk of flooding and tidal surge.

  • Compiler: John Brogan
Disability inclusive, flood resilient cluster village
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Disability inclusive, flood resilient cluster village [Bangladesh]

The inclusive, flood-resilient cluster village provides safe housing, food security and income generation for multiple families, including persons with disabilities, in a highly flood prone area of Gaibandha District in northern Bangladesh. The land was raised above flood level and is protected by deep rooted fruit trees to prevent soil ...

  • Compiler: Subir Saha
Multipurpose Earthen Dam
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Multipurpose Earthen Dam [Bangladesh]

Artificial earthen dam constructed in the narrow valley of the hills for water harvesting, aquaculture, house hold uses and irrigation.

  • Compiler: Sankar Paul
Traditional Shifting Cultivation
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Traditional Shifting Cultivation [Bangladesh]

Traditional shifting cultivation is a rain-fed cultivation practice of the trible people of CHT (Chittagong Hill Tracts) for their subsistence, where natural vegetation is cleared off by slash-and-burn, to grow mixed annual crop for one year and then the land is left fallow for 3-5 years for natural regeneration.

  • Compiler: Abdul Gafur
Floating Garden
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Floating Garden [Bangladesh]

Floating Garden is a traditional technology, practiced in the southern parts of Bangladesh locally called “Baira” or “Dhap”. The technology allows producing crops, vegetables and seedlings in areas where farming land is scarce and where the land is flodded or water logged for more than six months in a year.

  • Compiler: Shamim Ahamed