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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. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Agriculture Report

    ... Choice of the cropping system is mostly based on ... small-scale livestock farming, these crops do not ... act as livestock feed; - Crop residue in extensive ...

    https://www.usaid.gov/sites/default/files/documents/1861/USAID_Mekong_ARCC_Climate_Change_Impact_and_Adaption_Study_Agriculture_Report.pdf

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. The DIV Portfolio by Sector | Development Innovation ...

    ... based lending model in which private banks store farmers' crops at the ... in Sub-Saharan Africa rely on biomass (wood, crop residues, charcoal, dung ...

    https://www.usaid.gov/div/portfolio

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