sustainable agriculture


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sustainable agriculture

[sə‚stān·ə·bəl ′ag·rə‚kəl·chər]
(agriculture)
An integration of traditional, conservation-minded farming techniques with modern scientific advances that maximizes use of on-farm renewable resources instead of imported and nonrenewable resources, while earning a return that is large enough for the farmer to continue in an ecologically harmless, regenerative way.
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The aim is to reduce financial burden on farmers, improving farmer livelihoods and creating incentives for farmers to practise sustainable agriculture and minimize the sale of land to other industries such as mining and commercial development.
To harness the benefits of pollination services provided by wild biodiversity for human livelihoods and sustainable agriculture, through an ecosystem approach in selected countries.
AmericanEurasian Journal of Sustainable Agriculture, 8(5): 1-11.
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE A new sustainable agriculture program is underway in Cuba aimed at enhancing the production-marketing chain, reports ACN (July 29, 2014).
The team did very well overall in all categories and the judges were impressed with their presentation skills, topic organization and research on their Sustainable Agriculture presentation.
Sustainable agriculture has been defined as an integrated system of plant and animal production that will last over the long time, satisfy human food needs, enhance natural resources, use efficiently of non-renewable resources, sustain economic viability of farms and enhance the quality of life for farmers and society as a whole.
Sustainable agriculture initiatives and innovations being planned and deployed across the world will form part of the agenda for the Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA) that opened in Abu Dhabi today (February 3).
ABU DHABI -- The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture (GFIA), the world's largest showcase of game-changing innovations in sustainable agriculture, is inviting Pakistani agricultural companies to exhibit at the event, to be held in Abu Dhabi from February 3-5 2014.
The event seeks to highlight the sustainable agriculture initiatives being planned and deployed across the world to increase food security and safeguard future sources of home-grown food.
com)-- This is the final call for registration to attend the Seedstock Sustainable Agriculture Innovation Conference on Wednesday, Nov.
Vitalis worked as Principal and Lecturer at Sustainable Agriculture Centre for Research, Extension and Development (SACRED Africa) from 2007-2010 and as Grain Quality Expert for SACRED Africa from 2004-2007.

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