Adapting conservation agriculture for rapid adoption
by smallholder farmers in North Africa
Australian Centre for
International Agricultural Research

Adapting Conservation Agriculture for Rapid Adoption by Smallholder Farmers in North Africa :
Conservation Agriculture for North Africa (CANA)

Project number : CSE-2011-025
ACIAR program area : Cropping Systems and Economics
Duration : June 2012-June 2015

Conservation agriculture (CA) practices offer the opportunity to conserve natural resources, cut down production cost while reducing yield fluctuation and associated risk.

SETIF platform, Algeria

Located in the semi­arid highlands where cereals are the main crop associated with sheep. Several limiting factors are hindering agricultural production and are related to a harsh climate and land degradation leading to a very fragile production system.

CHAOUIA-Ouardigha platform, Morocco

Located in the semiarid region, is known for cereals and mainly small ruminant’s production.

FERNANA platform, Tunisia

The delegation of Fernana (Governorate of Jendouba), is located at about 170 km northwest of the capital city of Tunis.The platform of Fernana is located in a sub-humid zones

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