Indigenous agroforestry ‘may improve livelihoods’
SciDev.Net, 2 October 2012

LONDON, UK: Smallholder farmers should use their indigenous knowledge of trees to boost incomes and drive social development, according to a new book by Roger Leakey, vice chairman of the International Tree Foundation and tree biologist. Leakey said his new book Living with the Trees of Life: Towards the Transformation of Tropical Agriculture is the world’s first research-based guide for agroforestry — an agricultural practice that uses the interactive benefits of combining trees and shrubs with crops and/or livestock. Read the article …

Advertisements