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Integrated systems in Porto Novo

Subtitle / abstract Mixed landuse, no waste
Domain of activity
  • Management of environment
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Place of experiment Porto Novo, Benin
Description of experiment A student excursion took place in 2016. 18 Students went to the Songhai center to better understand the work of the organization. The field visit shows complex interactions of divers agricultural practices. Most of them biological, some of them aggro-ecological. Songhai’s farming methods emphasize protecting the natural resources and the environment, due to complex network interaction. The production of agricultural crops, the raise livestock and fish, and the production of energy are the pillars of work. In consequence, Songhai, uses mix-farms strategies, to capture value for the crop. Without the use of chemicals.
Town Porto Novo, Songhai