An international technical workshop Investing in sustainable crop intensification The case for improving soil health

Integrated Crop Management
Vol. 6 –2008

An international technical workshop
Investing in sustainable crop intensification
The case for improving soil health



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Rome, 2009


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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Foreword
Acknowledgements
Acronyms and Abbreviations

PART I  

    Summary
    Introduction

PART II 

    SESSION I
    Background to the workshop: Objectives of the workshop, process and agenda, expected outcome
    SESSION II
    Global overview on soil health and conservation agriculture – setting the scene
    SESSION III
    Conservation Agriculture Cases from Latin America
    SESSION IV
    Conservation Agriculture Cases from Asia
    SESSION V
    Conservation Agriculture Cases from Africa
    SESSIONS VI-XV
    Working Groups and Action Plan

PART III 

    Investing in sustainable agricultural intensifi cation The role of conservation agriculture -
    A framework for action

APPENDICES
Appendix 1: Underpinning Conservation Agriculture’s Benefits:
The Roots of Soil Health and Function
Appendix 2: Workshop Technical Background and Agenda
Appendix 3: List of Participants


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