Horn of Africa should grow more climate-hardy cassava

Mekonnen Teshome. Horn of Africa should grow more climate-hardy cassava 17 January 2013 | EN                                                                                                                Farmers in the Horn of Africa should focus on growing more improved cassava varieties, which are high-yielding and resilient to…

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Well system inspect as consequence agricultural emergency in Chile

Well system  inspect as consequence agricultural emergency in Chile January 29, 2013, Chile. The 23 wells built by the Department of Hydraulic Works MOP of Chile, are part of the  Integral project of Water Infrastructure for Aconcagua, which generate a large supply of water deficit…

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Agricultural research ‘key to easing climate-change impacts’

Rasha Deweder. Agricultural research key to easing climate change http://www.scidev.net/es/agriculture-and-environment/water/news/ciencia-agr-cola-aliviar-impactos-de-cambio-clim-tico-.html www.scidev.net      14 December  2012 | EN Drylands constitute more than 40 per cent of the world’s land surface and are home to 2.5 billion people. Those lands have less than eight per cent of the…

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The Spanish agricultural sector requires a more streamlined water policy.

Juan G. R. The Spanish agricultural sector requires a more streamlined water policy. Water and Irrigation. Vol: 4, No. 1: 1-2, January, 2013, Spain. The Spanish state has increased water control, however needs to develop a water policy to expedite the construction of dams and…

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Water for agriculture: possibilities and problems

Eguren Fernando. Water for agriculture: possibilities and problems. Posted by CEPES in: The Agrarian Journal 146, November 2012, Peru. Peru is one of the country with less arable land per capita, one of the twenty countries in the world with greater availability of water: about…

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Only 20% of the wastewater is treated in Latin America

Only 20% of the wastewater is treated in Latin America Blanca Valadez, Millennium, December 4, 2012, Mexico City The study in Mexico, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Brazil, among other countries in the Americas, indicates that only 20 percent of wastewater is treated, the remaining liquid is…

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Climate change and key crops for food security: the case of rice

Salazar V. B. Climate change and key crops for food security: the case of rice Published in The Journal Agraria 136, January 2012.Centro Peruvian Social Studies-CEPES, Lima, Peru. Those who base their plans on one alternative, amid a climate instability, will be most likely to…

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Olive irrigation with water deficit.

Pastor M-C M, Hidalgo M. J J, Hidalgo M. J C, Vegas M. V. Olive irrigation with water deficit.  IFAPA, Ministry of Innovation, Science and Business. Córdoba. Agricultural Advisory Service: Rural Caja Jaén. Industrial Estate. Real Mancha. Spain. The availability of water for irrigation is…

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