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Conserving wetlands through smallscale agriculture

In Northern Zambia, Wetlands International teamed up with local NGOs to encourage small growers back into seasonal wetlands and explore ways for them to farm sustainably. This new approach is explored in a recently published research report from the International Water Management Institute which suggests that agricultural encroachment may be far less damaging to wetlands than many had feared.
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Why is it that such obvious things go on, and on.... instead of normal thinking like this.
posted by: Samantha (02:00:58 Sun 16th June 2013)

Thanks for the article on wetlands. issues of equitable sharing of benefit has not been addressed fully. naturally ecosystem services benefits (H2O recharge, flood reduction) accrue to everyone equitably how about a farming by a few?
posted by: James (07:36:18 Wed 18th July 2012)

 

 

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