In Kenya’s Rift Valley, rural communities are implementing agroforestry to boost incomes and forest cover. Native plants like enset, a type of wild banana, and trees are being cultivated in combination with crops, which benefit each other and provide a diversity of produce.
Many more people lost their homes in the disaster. But where sasak homes, houses made of concrete and brick collapsed or were severely damaged in the quakes, traditional houses made of wood and bamboo remained standing.
The Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS) is reaching out to nearly 550,000 fishermen living along India’s coastline everyday, with its potential fishing zones advisory for fishes like tuna, hilsa, sardine to benefit them with better yield and in turn save both fuel and resources.
The ducks eat up the harmful pests and weeds from our fields. Their droppings make the soil fertile. This saves us from using chemical fertilizers, herbicides and insecticides and their escalating costs says Basak Sisters.