Direct Planting: A Potential Means of Raising the Productivity of Dry Land Agriculture (Tunisia)

Direct seeding in a conservation agriculture approach reduces soil erosion, improves soil structure and water retention, and contributes to better productivity and yields. This pilot shows the gains that can be expected by applying the practice to other dryland food production systems.
Tags: 
ICARDA, IFAD, GEF rural development, INGC Institut National des Grandes Cultures Tunisia
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Action Summaries
Country: 
Tunisia
AGROVOC keywords: 
interplanting, productivity, drylands, farming, rural development, land management, Water management, faba beans, climate change