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96° in the shade : Cooling things down in protected agriculture structures

by Intra-ACP Agricultural Policy Programme; Canbean Associates Inc.(Toronto, Canadá); IICA, Nassau (Bahamas); Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute .
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall number: IICA F01 Series: APP thematic feature ; No. 7.Publisher: Bahamas: IICA, 2016Description: 8 p.Summary: This feature provides an overview of Protected Agriculture (PA) structures as an important thrust to tackle increased food production in the Caribbean in a new climate reality. It provides background on the challenges experienced in adopting the technology and utilising traditional PA practices, and discusses various options and benefits from improving the design and operation of these structures. It introduces and highlights the elements and potential benefits for transforming farming systems in the Caribbean through the construction and operation of the Region’s first tropical greenhouse created under the GIFT (Green Intensive Farming Technologies) project.

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Subject(s): CAMBIO CLIMÁTICO | CLIMATE CHANGE | CHANGEMENT CLIMATIQUE | MODERNIZACIÓN | MODERNIZATION | MODERNISATION | PRODUCCIÓN ALIMENTARIA | FOOD PRODUCTION | PRODUCTION ALIMENTAIRE | TECNOLOGÍA APROPIADA | APPROPRIATE TECHNOLOGY | TECHNOLOGIE APPROPRIÉE | SECTOR AGRARIO | AGRICULTURAL SECTOR | SECTEUR AGRICOLE | SISTEMAS DE EXPLOTACIÓN | FARMING SYSTEMS | SYSTÈME D'EXPLOITATION | ESTRUCTURAS DE PROTECCIÓN | PROTECTIVE STRUCTURES | STRUCTURE DE PROTECTION | INVERNADEROS | GREENHOUSES | SERRE | CARIBE | CARIBBEAN | CARAÏBES
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