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The Ecological Farm Project



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-- 
Lawrence F. London, Jr.
mailto:london@sunSITE.unc.edu  
http://sunSITE.unc.edu/InterGarden
mailto:llondon@nuteknet.com
Title: The Ecological Farm Project
    The Tropical
Ecological Farm
 
Welcome to the Tropical Ecological Farm. You are visitor number .

The Tropical Ecological Farm was started by the British scientist, Dr. Thomas R. Preston, 6 years ago. The idea was to create a farm that used everything it produced, and to make the best use of what was available locally, rather than depend on bought and imported inputs. The farm has served as a test lab to develop techniques for livestock production which are both kind to the environment and beneficial to small farmers and their families.

The Tropical Ecological Farm is located on the campus of the University of Agriculture and Forestry, Thu Duc, Ho Chi Min City, Vietnam.
 

 

Follow the links to find out more about the Tropical Ecological Farm and some
of the technology used there.

   

The Tropical Ecological Farm - The Principles and the vision.
   

The Biodigester - microbes and the heat of the sun convert waste into energy for cooking and heating.
   

Duckweed - not just for ducks.
   

Sugar Cane and the Sugar Palm - The most efficient way to capture the Sun's energy.
   

Local breeds - the key to taking advantage of local resources.
   

Trees as Food, but not only food.
   

Fish - Closing the cycle
   

Total Integration - a schematic diagram.
   

For Further information...
 

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