Zoekopdracht: subjects: "Agriculture and Rural Development"
|Titel||Nature farming : integration of traditional knowledge systems with modern farming in rice|
|Onderwerp||Agriculture and Rural Development|
|Trefwoorden||agriculture, environment, indigenous knowledge, sustainable development|
|Samenvatting||The ecological farming in rice or Kekulama is an excellent example of indigenous knowledge (IK) in nature management schemes practiced in ancient Sri Lanka. However the modernization of rice farming which began with green revolution with the main objective of increasing the productivity for ever increasing population, IK of rice farming knowledge was discredited and disregarded. This report attempts to record the impact of deviating from ecological farming on the environment and humans. It offers suggestions to rehabilitate by integrating holistic nature farming techniques of ancient Sri Lanka with modern farming methods using a case study "Nawa Kekulama".|
|Rechten||© 2007 ETC/COMPAS|