A CRS publication that examines the state of the art systems, methodologies, and tools of agricultural extension services in Central America. The guide offers reflections on the historical and current conditions of agricultural extension for smallholder rainfed production in the …
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 use cover cropping.
A CRS publication that examines the best practices to increase water productivity. Improving water productivity is critical to avoid a water crisis, maintain sufficient water to sustain ecosystems, and to satisfy a growing urban and industrial demand for water. Agronomic practices that achieve better management of soil and water can improve water resource productivity. This document presents these practices and the experiences that support them.