Challenging the fire regime in Georgia

7 July
2020
Andrew Buckwell

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Talking to Georgian farmers

Client: The Economics of Land Degradation Large wildfires ravaged the Dedoplistako district ‘the wheat basket of Georgia’ in the summer of 2015. They had their origin on farms, as farmers ignite crop residues to dispose of them cheaply after harvest. A dry and windy summer, combined with high yields (large amount of crop residues) made […]