Chiapas - Soil & Water Study
INIFAP extension agent Walter Lopez supporting farmers in Chiapas with training on conservation agriculture. © Celia Pigueron Wirz
The Implementation and Benefits of Soil Restoration, Conservation and Agroforestry in Chiapas, Mexico
"Like many of the places where The Nature Conservancy works, Chiapas, Mexico is a biodiversity hotspot under threat: as the fertility of existing agricultural lands decreases, the agricultural sector expands into bordering forests."
Read the full "Agriculture Can Be a Solution for Deforestation in Chiapas, Mexico" article on The Nature Conservancy's Cool Green Science Blog site here.
Available in English & Spanish (disponible en inglés y español)
FACTSHEET: Soil Restoration in Chiapas, Mexico
FACTSHEET: Implementing Agroforestry Systems to Restore Degraded Soils
FACTSHEET: Fire & Agroforestry
A two-page factsheet on healthy & productive agriculture using fire, and the benefits of leaving stubble on the ground
Visit THE ROLE OF SOIL page on the Toolbox for additional resources and information.