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Experimenting Amidst Adversity

March 1, 2022

You don’t have to wait until conditions are perfect before you start an initiative to improve soil and water conditions. In fact, you really shouldn’t, as these program participants can tell you. This three-year program comes to an end after a time of almost constant adversity – a global pandemic, a military takeover, resistance movements […]

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Reaping the Benefits of Soil Conservation

February 10, 2021

You can hardly find a better advocate for soil conservation and erosion control than Mr. Nang. He’s a leader in one of local partner KMSS’s community-driven Innovation Groups and plants his sloping land with methods tried and found true by local farmers. The program, whose apt subtitle is “Restoring Productivity through Soil Conservation,” encourages Innovation […]

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Farmer-Led Innovations Reduce Soil Erosion

February 28, 2020

As a result of their own research, farmers in the program’s Innovation Groups are now aware that rainwater, along with their soil, only runs downhill if they allow it to. These groups are testing which methods are most effective in stopping soil erosion on the steep mountainsides they farm. The purpose of the project is […]

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