|Problems regarding agriculture in the interior of Suriname:
- Increased pressure on
shifting cultivation due to commercialization of
- Declined fallow periods
on poor soils;
- Reduced primary forest
resources en soil degradation;
- Increase of diseases and
pests, such as ants infestation.
Research programme of
To establish demo- sites placed in different regions in
order to improve the agricultural systems, through research
and training, based on the local needs.