Agroecological Innovations: Increasing Food Production with by Norman Uphoff

By Norman Uphoff

The world's foodstuff provide must upward thrust considerably, but either arable and water offers in step with capita are lowering. not just are smooth agricultural equipment past the succeed in of these agony the best foodstuff lack of confidence yet also they are ecologically destructive, depending upon fossil strength and chemical inputs. This quantity deals a set of leading edge and numerous ways to agricultural improvement. Documented in 12 case reports, those ways are reliant upon better wisdom, ability and labour enter, instead of higher capital expenditure. they're proven to extend yield considerably, occasionally doubling or tripling output. This quantity offers the suggestions and operational ability for reorienting agricultural efforts in the direction of those extra environmentally pleasant and socially fascinating techniques within the constructed in addition to constructing world.

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