Portfolio Category: Hoja Permaculture Training

What is Sustainable Agriculture?

Sustainable agriculture techniques are methods of increasing agricultural efficiency using naturally available resources. Sustainable agriculture techniques are largely simple yet effective. For example, one method is the construction of 'swales', which are essentially long troughs in the soil. Swales trap water when it rains, which means that instead of water being evaporated as soon as…
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Bahati is 45 years old and lives with her 5 children in a small village called Kitanda in Southern Tanzania.¬†Bahati excelled in a sustainable agriculture training course and has used her knowledge to apply to the cultivation of rice and maize. In doing so, Bahati has increased her yield from five sacks of rice to…
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