Technologies and good practices in sustainable agriculture

This database contains information on sustainable agricultural technologies and good agricultural practices promoted by development practitioners and implemented by small farmers in various countries of South and South-East Asia. It is the result of research by the SATNET Asia – an open network of institutions and individuals sharing a common interest and concern in addressing the urgent need for innovative approaches to increase agricultural productivity to feed the growing population in a sustainable manner.

The Food Security Centre of the University of Hohenheim, Germany, has led the collection and analysis of technologies in this database. For more information on the experts who contributed to the database, please consult the list of contributors.

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Yams are herbaceous or woody climbing plants cultivated for their starchy tubers. It is consumed as a vegetable, normally in combination with meat, fish, green vegetables, coconut and spices.
Grafting tomato scions onto flood-tolerant and/or soil-borne disease-resistant eggplant rootstock can increase tomato yields whenever these constraints are present.
'Mukibat' is a grafting system for cassava seedling production. It uses rubber cassava (Manihot glaziovii), a perennial tree cassava as a scion and a superior or local cassava variety (M.
Jeevatu is a consortium of beneficial and naturally occurring microorganisms in liquid form to prevent and treat crop diseases, preferably in organic farming systems.
Jeevatu is a consortium of beneficial and naturally occurring microorganisms, available in liquid form to prevent and treat crop diseases, preferably in organic farming systems.
Integrated rice-duck farming makes use of the mutually beneficial relation between ducks and the rice crop to increase rice productivity.