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.


Crotalaria (a genus of herbaceous plants and woody shrubs in the family Fabaceae commonly known as rattlepods) works as a trap crop to reduce the nematode population in soils.