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Agroecology

Biowatch Bulletin: June 2019

Biowatch Bulletin: January to June 2019
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Agroecology Is Best Practice

Showcasing Biowatch’s work with farmers in four key areas (diversity; soil and water; seed advocacy), this book explores the workings of eight homestead farms in northern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, illustrating agroecology best practices through the personal experiences of each of the smallholder farmers.
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Crop Information Sheet: Sorghum

20 October 2017 Sorghum is the fifth most important cereal crop worldwide. What is this nutritious ancient grain, and how do you grow it?
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Crop Information Sheet: Jugo Bean

20 October 2017 Jugo beans are the third most important legume in Africa. What are they, and how do you grow them?
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Crop Information Sheet: Cowpea

20 October 2017 Cowpeas, a traditional crop, are an Africa staple. What are they, and how do you grow them?
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Crop Information Sheet: Millets

20 October 2017 Finger millet, one of the most important small grains in Africa, is becoming scarce. What is this nutritious ancient grain, and how do you grow it?
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Research Paper: Agroecology – Environmental, Social and Economic Justice

22 May 2016 Written by Vanessa Black, this research paper examines what agroecology is and why it’s needed for a sustainable food system.
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Fact Sheet: Agroecology

15 December 2015 The facts about agroecology and why it is the ecologically sustainable alternative to ensure biodiversity, food sovereignty and social justice.
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Handout: Agroecological Practices (isiZulu)

6 May 2015 The initial 8 agroecology practices that Biowatch-supported farmers adopt.
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Handout: Agroecological Practices

6 May 2015 The initial 8 agroecology practices that Biowatch-supported farmers adopt.
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