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Agroforestry and sustainable development: making the connection

by Winterbottom, R; Hazlewood, P.T.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall number: GTZ-1666 Series: AMBIO (RU) v. 16(2-3) p. 100-110. Summary: Forest and tree cover is declining at alarming rates throughout the developing world. As a result, essential sources of food, fuel, shelter, fodder, medicines, and many other products are disappearing, and the soil and water base for food production is being degraded. Solutions are urgently needed as population and human needs continue to grow. Agroforestry, or the deliberate association of trees and shrubs with crops, livestock or other factors of agricultural production, holds great promise for contributing to sustainable land-use systems. Agroforestry approaches are appropriate to the needs of low-resource farmers and the physical and socioeconomic constraints they face. However, the potential contribution of agroforestry, can be realized only if farmers and local communities are fully involved in its development and applicationSubject(s): AGROFORESTERIA | DESARROLLO SOSTENIBLE | UTILIZACION DE LA TIERRA | PRODUCCION ALIMENTARIA | BOSQUES | PRODUCCION AGRICOLA | AGRICULTORES | DESARROLLO RURAL | PAISES EN DESARROLLO | PROYECTOS | | | | | | | | | AGROFORESTERIE | DEVELOPPEMENT DURABLE | UTILISATION DES TERRES | PRODUCTION ALIMENTAIRE | FORET | AGRICULTEUR | DEVELOPPEMENT RURAL | PAYS EN DEVELOPPEMENT
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