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Conservation agriculture – Good practice guide

A tool that introduces the key principles for farming in a sustainable way

2016

Two women in northeast Brazil hold up buckets of fresh fruit

From: Reveal toolkit: Food and livelihoods

Tools for food security, agriculture and community development 

Conservation agriculture is a sustainable way of farming that improves the fertility of the soil and conserves water. It removes the need to plough land and introduces farmers to affordable, organic pesticides and fertilisers.

This tool introduces the three main principles of conservation agriculture, which must all be done together for them to work successfully.

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