Agriculture Practices: Improving water productivity in rainfed production systems in Central America

Agriculture Practices: Improving water productivity in rainfed production systems in Central America

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 …

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Inspiring Big Change on Small Farms: The Howard G. Buffett Center for No-Till Agriculture in Ghana
Inspiring Big Change on Small Farms: The Howard G. Buffett Center for No-Till Agriculture in Ghana

In November of 2016, a CRS led group of technical staff, local partners, and farmers from Bolivia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua visited the Howard G. Buffet Foundation Center for No-Till Agriculture (CNTA) in Amanchia, Ghana. This video, narrated …

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Management of soils to management of water / Water-Smart Agriculture
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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Water Benefits Calculator (WBC)
Water Benefits Calculator (WBC)

In collaboration with Limnotech, an environmental engineering and science firm, we have developed a tool that allows us to model hydrological impacts of different types of farm management. The WBC is a free, online interactive tool designed to give farmers …