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These 5 traditional techniques are helping to solve modern-day problems

Traditional farming techniques are fertile ground for inspiration today Image: Thomson Reuters Foundation/Lungelo Ndhlovu

Sean Fleming

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Traditional techniques modern-day problems farming Amazon
Ancient inhabitants of the Amazon used wildfires to carefully clear parts of the rainforest. Image: Reuters/Ricardo Moraes
Traditional techniques modern-day problems farming building sustainability Amazon
Pest-control ducks also flatten the fields in Thailand, kick-starting the ploughing process. Image: REUTERS/Chaiwat Subprasom
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