Information for 6038IIED
Low Input Soil Restoration in Honduras: the Cantarranas Farmer-to-Farmer Extension Programme
Report/paper, 11 pages
Increasingly throughout the developing world, the most important limiting factor for small-scale, village farmers on rain-fed lands that of soil quality. As population pressures, commercial agriculture, and environmental deterioration have forced villagers to reduce fallowing periods, farm more intensively, and use increasingly marginal or hilly lands, village farmers worldwide have found soil quality to be an increasingly serious problem.