Sunday, January 26, 2020
Permaculture

Permaculture

The practice of inspiring permaculture is rapidly spreading throughout Africa, Many African countries can now boast permaculture centres, many of which did not exist a decade ago. Many of the basic permaculture techniques have been in practice throughout Africa for centuries, so it is not surprising that participation is so high.

The banana plantation

Farmers should ensure that they use disease-free planting material, such as tissue culture varieties. The organic farmer Bananas are an important horticultural crop that provides food and income for small Kenyan farmers. It...

Small volume land disinfection

Soil solarization has been shown to be effective for disinfecting small amounts of soil or substrate.The soil or substrate can be solarized in bags, pots, plastic buckets... These containers are placed...

Pesticide plants to help crops

"Autumn Legionary Caterpillar." Behind this warlike name lies a formidable crop pest, which attacks more than 80 plant species, including maize, rice, sorghum, cotton and market gardening.A species from the tropical...

Use water efficiently to increase productivity

by Amina Day OjijoMuch water is wasted on many farms due to a lack of knowledge on how to use it properly for agricultural production and other domestic uses.The modern farmer...

Use sweet potato vines as fodder

I would like to know what nutrients sweet potato vines provide to dairy cows, sheep, goats and even pigs.Sweet potato vines have many nutritional benefits for humans and animals. Sweet potato...
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Soil disinfection and disinsectisation by solarisation

Chemical-free method for controlling diseases and nematodes Soil pests in vegetable and fruit crops, which are causing so much damage in Africa, can be controlled by applying pesticides before planting. However, this...

Conservation agriculture

Best Practices for Smallholder Farmers with Limited Resources What is conservation agriculture ? Conservation agriculture (CA) is a land management approach that saves resources and optimizes and maintains the ability of soils to...

An introduction to permaculture and its application in agricultural development

Introduction The word permaculture is mentioned with increasing frequency in speeches, books and magazine articles on sustainability and food security. What is permaculture? Is it a movement? A philosophy? Is it simply...

What do ducks eat?

What ducks eat affects their health, growth and production How to feed your ducks? Like humans or other animals, good nutrition is crucial to the health of your ducks.Here are some important information...
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Togo: Arid lands become rich

A permaculture lesson in arid lands in Togo.A great lesson in permaculture and wisdom narrated in this excellent video of 44 mn. Circular economy, respect for nature, use of local resources, observation...

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