Direct sowing, mulch-based systems and conservation tillage: finding common ground. Proposal for a Global Program under GFAR

GFAR, the Global Forum on Agricultural Research, guided by agreed basic principles, is progressively developing a global system on agricultural research. GFAR Global Programs aim to ¿pull together and transform decentralized initiatives into global initiatives using a bottom-up approach¿. This aim flows directly from two GFAR guiding principles: subsidiarity2 and additionality