Save and Grow

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FACTSHEET 1
Farming systems
that save and grow
  • Integrated crop-livestock production
  • Sustainable rice-wheat production
  • Agroforestry
  • Higher yields without agrochemicals
  • Ripper-furrower system
    in Namibia
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FACTSHEET 2
Soil health: technologies that save and grow
  • Increasing soil organic matter in soils in Latin America
  • Biological nitrogen fixation to enrich N-poor soils in African savannas
  • “Urea deep placement” for rice
    in Bangladesh
  • Site-specific nutrient management in intensive rice
  • Evergreen agriculture in Africa’s Sahel
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FACTSHEET 3
Crops and varieties: approaches that save and grow
  • Improving the conservation and use of plant genetic resources
  • Developing improved and adapted varieties
  • Improving seed production and distribution
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FACTSHEET 4
Water management: technologies that save and grow
  • Rainwater harvesting in Africa’s Sahel
  • Deficit irrigation for high yield and maximum net profits
  • Supplemental irrigation on rainfed dryland
  • Multiple uses of water systems
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FACTSHEET 5
Plant protection: approaches that save and grow
  • Ecosystem approach to citrus diseases
  • Control of viral diseases in tomatoes
  • Reduced insecticide use in rice
  • Biocontrol of cassava pests
  • Natural enemies of cotton pests
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Save and Grow (FAO, 2011) can be purchased from publications-sales@fao.org

“Puts greener techniques all together in one document.” New York Times
“A new approach that will cut agriculture’s contribution to climate change.”
Wall Street Journal

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Save and Grow: Cassava
The first guide to the practical application of "Save and Grow" to a specific smallholder crop