19.06.2009 |

Africa: Global Food Crisis - Ecological Agriculture is Productive

With doubts lingering over its ultimate productivity, Lim Li Ching seeks to dispel fears around ecological agriculture's low yields and demonstrate its capacity to be more than simply an idealistic socio-environmental approach. Drawing upon evidence from Ethiopia's Tigray Project and data accrued from a variety of environments around the world, Lim Li discusses the benefits of using compost in place of chemical fertilisers and scope for ecological agriculture's greater use in enabling countries, regions, and individual families to achieve improved crop yields and more sustainable food sources.

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