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14 December 2010, Mazabuka District, Zambia. Conservation agriculture (CA) aims to achieve sustainable and profitable agriculture and subsequently aimes at improved livelihoods of farmers through the application of the three CA principles: minimal soil disturbance, permanent soil cover and crop rotations. Fabian Haweza, 35, husband to lead farmer Ireen Hamvunga, cultivates the land between his newly emerged maize, with his son. Encyclopedia Britannica refers to Cultivation as:  Loosening and breaking up (tilling) of the soil. The soil around existing plants is cultivated (by hand using a hoe, or by machine using a cultivator) to destroy weeds and promote growth by increasing soil aeration and water infiltration.
14 December 2010, Mazabuka District, Zambia. Conservation agriculture (CA) aims to achieve sustainable and profitable agriculture and subsequently aimes at improved livelihoods of farmers through the application of the three CA principles: minimal soil disturbance, permanent soil cover and crop rotations. Fabian Haweza, 35, husband to lead farmer Ireen Hamvunga, cultivates the land between his newly emerged maize, with his son. Encyclopedia Britannica refers to Cultivation as: Loosening and...
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