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June 11, 2019

ASA Mesoamerica

At CRS, the vision of our global strategy focuses on supporting communities with resilient agricultural livelihoods that sustain and restore the landscapes upon which they depend. Which is why we’ve crafted programs designed to work with agricultural communities so that …

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June 11, 2019

The ASA Approach

Managing soil to manage water and produce more Erratic rainfall patterns, rising temperatures and recurrent drought threaten the livelihoods of farmers in Central America and Mexico who depend on seasonal rainfall. Meanwhile, farming practices like incorrect fertilization, overgrazing, and the …

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September 26, 2018

Management of soils to management of water / Water-Smart Agriculture

Over the past decade, some Central American countries have suffered from frequent drought. In 2015, El Salvador suffered from its fourth episode of drought. This video demonstrates the drought resilience of families who have adopted ASA practices, especially those who …

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September 24, 2018

ASA Learning

Interest is growing in ASA’s practical, cost-effective results with improved rainwater management. ASA promotes shared learning across agencies on this important topic. The concrete solutions we apply create resilience in the face of changing weather patterns, both short-term and long-term. …

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August 23, 2018

Water-Smart Approach

Absorb, firsthand, how ASA collaborates with communities to custom-solve problems using proven methods. ASA strategies are designed to increase agricultural productivity by protecting and restoring soil and water sources. We customize our approach in partnership with farmers and local leaders. …

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August 21, 2018

ASA In Action

At CRS, the vision of our global strategy focuses on supporting communities with resilient agricultural livelihoods that sustain and restore the landscapes upon which they depend. Which is why we’ve crafted programs designed to work with agricultural communities so that …

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August 20, 2018

Who We Are

Since 2015, ASA has worked with farming communities and agricultural institutions across Central America and Mexico to understand the challenges, practices and local conditions that have led to massive soil degradation and to outline the steps needed to reverse that …

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