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  1. Zimbabweans Use Simple Approaches to Face Drought in ...

    ... Farmers also use crop residues from maize, sorghum and grass ... using the dam to grow crops earned over ... rainfall that wreak havoc on crop growth. ...

    https://www.usaid.gov/results-data/success-stories/resilience-and-soil-conservation-zimbabwe

  2. From Underachiever to Progressive Farmer | US Agency for ...

    ... of growing crops with less soil disturbance. No-till farming requires specialized seeding equipment designed to plant seeds into crop residues and ...

    https://www.usaid.gov/results-data/success-stories/underachiever-progressive-farmer

  3. Magnets Help Plants Grow | US Agency for International ...

    ... Not only does salty water decrease crop yields, but the salt ... now-dissolved salt no longer forms the hard crystal residue that is harmful to crops. ...

    https://www.usaid.gov/news-information/frontlines/feed-future/magnets-help-plants-grow

  4. Climate Smart Agriculture and Sustainable Intensification ...

    ... different food varieties (and crops) - Role of ... food production (O) ▪ Multi-cropping opportunities (eg ... agricultural products (T) ▪ Limited crop varieties (T ...

    https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1860/Rwanda-CSA-SI-Assessment%20Report.pdf

  5. Ramavadh - Champion Farmer

    ... quality of the soil. By eliminating the need to plow, farmers then use a “zero-till” machine to plant seeds into the crop residue. ...

    https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/success/files/ss_ramavadh.pdf

  6. Seeds of Change: Growing Hill Maize Sustainably in Nepal ...

    ... about 30 percent of their crop residue on the ... It also encourages crop rotation and intercropping of maize and vegetables (high value crops such as ...

    https://www.usaid.gov/global-waters/march-2015/seeds-of-change

  7. Scaling Biochar: Investing in Soils, Improving Livelihoods and ...

    ... Researchers have shown that by adding charcoal dust – which can be produced from crop residues and other wastes – to soil, they can reverse ...

    https://www.usaid.gov/div/portfolio/scaling-biochar-investing

  8. Water and Hope Flow Back into Kyrgyzstan's Hard-Hit South ...

    ... self-made water canal they used to irrigate crops. ... till” planting, which can boost crop production, while ... By leaving organic residue from the previous ...

    https://www.usaid.gov/news-information/frontlines/water-neglected-tropical-diseases/water-and-hope-flow-back-kyrgyzstans-south

  9. Gender Considerations for Achieving Nutrition Outcomes ...

    ... men who do may bring home residue on their ... acquire new physical assets, test new crops, or adopt ... For example, when a crop that has traditionally ...

    https://www.usaid.gov/what-we-do/global-health/nutrition/technical-areas/gender-considerations

  10. Promoting Affordable, Efficient Cookstoves | US Agency for ...

    ... Worldwide, an estimated 2.4 billion people depend on biomass fuels (wood, dung, crop residues) to meet their cooking needs and heat their homes ...

    https://www.usaid.gov/what-we-do/economic-growth-and-trade/promoting-affordable-efficient-cookstoves

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