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@fao.org

Save and Grow A policymaker's guide to the sustainable intensification of smallholder crop production (FAO, 2011)
ISBN 978-92-5-106871-7
112 pp. 182 x 257 mm, paperback

How to order this book
Write to: publications@fao.org

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