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Ecological Pest Management IPM vegetable production in Nicaragua (source: Catie)

Ecological Pest Management (EPM) is an approach to increasing the strengths of natural systems to reinforce the natural processes of pest regulation and improve agricultural...

Ecological pest management © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Ecological Pest Management (EPM) is an approach to increasing the strengths of natural systems to reinforce the natural processes of pest regulation and improve agricultural production. Also know...

Farmer field schools © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

The Farmer Field School is a group-based learning process that has been used by a number of governments, NGOs and international agencies originally to promote integrated pest management (IPM). The...

Floating agricultural systems © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Floating agriculture is a way of utilising areas which are waterlogged for long periods of time in the production of food.  The technology is mainly aimed at adapting to more regular or...

Flood-proofing © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

The primary objective of flood-proofing is to reduce or avoid the impacts of coastal flooding upon structures.  This may include elevating structures above the floodplain, employing designs...

Fog harvesting © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Fogs have the potential to provide an alternative source of fresh water in dry regions and can be harvested through the use of simple and low-cost collection systems. Captured water can then be...

Forest user groups © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

In many countries, forest governance has remained a centralised and top-down process. Policies ignore the role of forests in tribal livelihoods and cultures, violating the overlapping laws...

Index-based climate insurance © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Climate insurance against crop loss is common in developed country agriculture where farmers insure against crop loss due to extreme climatic events such as flooding or drought. Typically payments...

Integrated nutrient management © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Soil is a fundamental requirement for crop production as it provides plants with anchorage, water and nutrients. A certain supply of mineral and organic nutrient sources is present in soils, but...

Livestock disease management © ClimateTechWiki and respective owners

Livestock systems in developing countries are characterised by rapid change, driven by factors such as population growth, increases in the demand for livestock products as incomes rise, and...

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