Contour Stone Lines slow down runoff, increase water infiltration, and sediment is captured behind these semi-permeable barriers, improving production. A perennial grass can supplement the lines where stone is scarce. Suited to low slopes, high runoff and hand labour. This technique is readily adopted by resource-poor farmers and can lead to a harvest even in years with low and erratic rainfall.
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Finally, a permaculture article that doesn't read like a religion. Permaculture may well be the key to sustainable food production, and this article focuses on the practical, biologic dimensions, so you can apply the basic concepts in your own garden or farm. Suggestions and examples are given.
4 Permaculture Principles Every Gardener Should Embrace