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Table 4 Distribution of EBFMPs adopted by farmers

From: Promoting ecosystem-friendly irrigation farm management practices for sustainable livelihoods in Africa: the Ghanaian experience

EBFMPs adopted Percentages
Below average adopters (n = 166) Above average adopters (n = 134) Pooled (n = 300)
Compost or organic manure application 42.77 79.85 59.33
Conservative tillage 37.95 84.33 58.67
Intercropping with legumes 30.12 46.27 37.33
Crop rotation 27.11 41.04 33.33
Mulching 17.47 72.39 42.00
Conservation of vegetation 49.40 83.58 64.67
Efficient drainage system 19.88 53.73 35.00
Soil bunding 24.70 30.60 27.33
  1. Source: Field survey, 2016