All articles for the topic: Tropical agriculture

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Pyrolysis Based Coffee Drying

Pyrolysis technolgy offers significant economic beneftis to farmers and processors by providing energy that can be used for drying, and biochar, a natural fertilizer and soil enhancer.

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Bogor Agricultural University

Bogor Agricultural University (IPB – Institut Pertanian Bogor) was established in 1963 with the view to strengthen food security, bioenergy and job creation, enhance poverty alleviation, and preser

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Senegal Films – Adaptation without Borders

On this page four short films explore these issues in relation to rice production, consumption and global trade.

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Djeneba

Families in Senegal typically spend around 30% oftheir monthly income on food, so even small changes in the price of rice impact the monthly food intake of families in Senegal.

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Agriculture in a Rain Scarcity Zone in a Drought Year

Tomato plots in Kumbharwadi

Weather variations are being experienced more frequently and severely today, affecting the farming community the most. On the...

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ACCC: Agriculture

This report looks at the past and future impacts of climate change in agriculture in China and the resulting implications for adaptation planning.

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System of Rice Intensification towards CCA

Rice production is and will be affected by changes in the climate. Irregular rainfall, drier spells in the wet season (damaging young plants), drought and floods are all having an effect...

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Planning and costing agriculture's adaptation in Malawi

Summary of country findings: Malawi

This study is one of 5 country studies (Bangladesh, Malawi, Nepal, Rwanda and Tanzania) exploring planning and costing agriculture's adaptation to climate...

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Key Findings from Mali Case Study 2, 'The Identification and Selection of Appropriate Water Resource Management Technologies'

Gradually the effects of the various adaptation options were simulated. Adaptation options to overcome the water deficit in Massabla were as follows:

• The construction of 40 modern...

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Food Security and Climate Change

Agricultural production, including access to food, in many African countries and regions, is projected to be severely compromised by climate variability and change. The area suitable for...

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Maize-based Subsistence Farming System

Farmers in Chikwawa grow a number of crops, alongside maize, to meet their subsistence needs, which are affected by flooding and droughts, expected to increase in magnitude and frequency...

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Resistance to droughts

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Brazil (Trocaire)

The project will organize local communities to implement a low cost adaptation and mitigation measures that will improve their well-being. It promotes the...

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