This manual is part of SUSTAINET’s effort to promote sustainable agriculture in the region of Eastern Africa. It is developed to reflect the experiences and views sustainable agriculture practitioners (farmers, researchers, member organizations and institutions of higher learning). This manual contains useful technical information on good agricultural practices in conservation agriculture that offer practical answers to questions normally asked by farmers of what, why, how. This manual is intended primarily for farmers and field extension service providers. It is written in simple English language with illustrations, and easy to understand.