In the eight villages in the region where Cedicam has worked, yields have risen about three or fourf


In the eight villages in the region where Cedicam has worked, yields have risen about three or fourfold, to about 1 to 1.5 metric tons per hectare, León said. Unlike the monocultures of mechanized farming, these practices help preserve genetic diversity.

Source: Using local ecological knowledge to rebuild ecological infrastructure Published by Garry Peterson on May 13, 2008 in Ecosystem services, http://rs.resalliance.org/tag/cedicam

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