Agroforestry

Coca farmers in rural areas are often affected by poverty and a lack of access to legal markets. Furthermore, in Colombia, illicit coca crops cause widespread deforestation. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale…

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Agroforestry

An interdisciplinary team of scientists from Germany and Indonesia assessed the ecosystem functions in oil palm plantations as compared to lowland forests. They found that in oil palm plantations, eleven out of 14…

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Agroforestry

Trees grown on agricultural land significantly contribute to global carbon budgets, a recent study by an international team of scientists has revealed. To date, carbon stored by trees on agricultural land has been much…

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Agroforestry

The upland regions of the Philippines are being subjected to severe deforestation. Agroforestry could promote the sustainable use of forests and thus reconcile the interests of forest conservation and climate change…

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