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Conservation agriculture and sustainable crop intensification in Lesotho /

Laura Silici.

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Main Author: Silici, Laura.
Published: Rome : Food and Agriculture Organization, 2010.
Series: Integrated crop management (Rome, Italy) ; v. 10.
Topics: Sustainable agriculture - Lesotho. | Agricultural conservation - Lesotho.
Regions: Lesotho.
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245 10|aConservation agriculture and sustainable crop intensification in Lesotho /|cLaura Silici.
260 |aRome :|bFood and Agriculture Organization,|c2010.
300 |aviii, 66 pages :|bcolor illustrations ;|c25 cm.
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490 1 |aIntegrated crop management ;|vvol. 10-2010
504 |aIncludes bibliographical references (pages 43-46).
505 2 |aIntroduction -- Lesotho : a context of growing vulnerability -- The diffusion of conservation agriculture as an innovative process to cope with vulnerability and food insecurity -- Introduction to the case study : the practice of likoti -- The impact of conservation agriculture on sustainable crop intensification -- Conclusions : CA and sustainable crop production intensification in Lesotho.
520 |aLesotho is a small mountainous country characterized by extensive land degradation and erratic climatic conditions. In recent years a growing number of development agencies have been promoting conservation agriculture (CA). The present case study draws on the data collected by FAO in 2006 and illustrates the impact of the local version of CA, the likoti-system, on sustainable crop intensification in the south-eastern highlands and in the western lowlands of Butha-Buthe and Berea. According to these data, the adoption of likoti has brought about significant advantages compared to conventional tillage. This publication is directed to decision makers as well as readers interested in sustainable agriculture.--Publisher's description.
530 |aAlso freely available online.
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