slash and burn

Blog: Up in Smoke: 5 Oxfam shorts

The GROW campaign is all about solutions for a sustainable future in which we all have enough to eat. This is why we at Oxfam supported the making of this series of short films about an agricultural technique pioneered in Honduras that promises to help small holder farmers escape the cycle of ‘slash and burn’ agriculture. This traditional practice involves farmers regularly moving the areas that they farm and ‘slashing and burning’ the vegetation to fertilize the soil.

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