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The Bamenda model. Development of a sustainable land-use system in the highlands of West Cameroon

by Prinz, D; Rauch, F.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall number: GTZ-1664 Series: Agroforestry Systems (Países Bajos) v. 5: p. 463-475. Summary: Since 1980 in the western highlands of Cameroon, on the Bamenda plateau, the so-called Bamenda model has been developed. This model is an attempt to build up, essentially with local resources, an ecologically stable and economically attractive land use system. Key elements are the introduction of draught oxen, the implementation of integrated plant nutrition systems, erosion control with contour bunds, avoidance of soil-turning plowing and, least, the integration of trees and bushes into the farming system. The Bamenda model uses the autochthonous experiences of the population, leads to the integration of the male population into the food production and alleviates the work load through the emphasis on animal tractionSubject(s): SISTEMAS DE EXPLOTACION | FERTILIDAD DEL SUELO | UTILIZACION DE LA TIERRA | SOSTENIBILIDAD | MODELOS | PRODUCCION ALIMENTARIA | TRACCION ANIMAL | AFRICA | | | | | | | | | SYSTEME D'EXPLOITATION AGRICOLE | FERTILITE DU SOL | UTILISATION DES TERRES | DURABILITE | MODELE | PRODUCTION ALIMENTAIRE | TRACTION ANIMALE | AFRIQUE
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Serie Serie Colección general GTZ-1664 (Browse shelf) Available BVE2444500000

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