Improving Food Security Using Agroforestry Schemes

Agroforestry is an integrated system of trees and shrubs and/or crops and livestock within a managed agriculture area and has the potential in improving food security in developing countries by fully utilizing land, improving crop yields, diversifying farmer income, and improving environmental sustainability.

Last month the United National Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) published an “Advancing Agroforestry on the Policy Agenda” guide, detailing case studies from countries including Kenya, Costa Rica, Ghana, Nigeria, and Cameroon. Though an old piece of information is still valid and important to produce healthy and ecofriendly food in a sustainable manner. For more details please click on the link and read the real source of information.

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