• Ecological Agriculture, Climate Resilience and a Roadmap to Get There

    Title Ecological Agriculture, Climate Resilience and a Roadmap to Get There
    Contributor Third World Network
    Author Doreen Stabinsky and Lim Li Ching
    Content Environment and Development Series No. 14.
    This paper looks at how ecological agriculture, by building healthy soils, cultivating biological diversity and improving water harvesting and management, can strengthen farmers’ capacity to adapt to climate change. Accordingly, the authors call for a reorientation of policy, funding and research priorities from the dominant industrial agriculture model to ecological agriculture.
    Type of initiative Article
    Year Published
    Language English
    Link http://www.twnside.org.sg/title/end/pdf/end14.pdf

    Weed Mulch and No-Till Taro Cultivation in American Samoa

    Title Weed Mulch and No-Till Taro Cultivation in American Samoa
    Contributor agroecology.org
    Author American Samoa Community College, Division of Agriculture, Human and Natural Resources, Larry S. Hirata
    Content Using pulled or cut weeds as a mulch and a planting stick to grow Colocasia esculenta reduces soil erosion.
    Type of initiative Case Studies
    Year Published 1999
    Language English
    Oceania SAMOA
    Link http://www.agroecology.org/Case%20Studies/Taro.html