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Agroforestry can ensure food security and mitigate the effects of climate change in Africa
Date:3/10/2014

s need to revise the cultivation methods and provide them with some support to ensure swift adoption.

Agroforestry is one of the most common land use systems across landscapes and agroecological zones in Africa but need much more adoption in order to increase the impact on food security. With food shortages and increased threats of climate change, interest in agroforestry is gathering for its potential to address various on-farm adaptation needs. "The failure of extension services in poor African countries limits the possibility to scale up innovations in agroforestry for improved land use systems ".

The scientists conclude that agroforestry should therefore attract more attention in global agendas on climate change mitigation because of its positive social and environmental impacts.


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Contact: Daniel Kapsoot
D.Kapsoot@cgiar.org
254-725-733-895
World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF)
Source:Eurekalert  

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