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- Feliciano, Diana; Ledo, Alicia; Hillier, Jon; Nayak, Dali Rani
- Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 2018 v.254 pp. 117-129
- improved fallow, etc ; carbon; carbon sequestration; carbon sinks; climate change; cropland; food security; grasslands; humans; issues and policy; land degradation; land use change; silvopastoral systems; society; soil; soil sampling; trees; tropics; Show all 18 Subjects
- ... Climate change mitigation and food security are two of the main challenges of human society. Agroforestry systems, defined as the presence of trees on external and internal boundaries, cropland, or on any other available niche of farmland, can provide both climate change mitigation and food. There are several types of agroforestry systems with different rates of above ground and soil carbon (C) se ...
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- Partey, Samuel T.; Zougmoré, Robert B.; Ouédraogo, Mathieu; Thevathasan, Naresh V.
- Sustainability 2017 v.9 no.11
- improved fallow, etc ; Cajanus cajan; Sesbania sesban; Tephrosia vogelii; agroforestry; biomass; carbon sequestration; charcoal; climate change; climate-smart agriculture; corn; crop rotation; crop yield; crops; farmers; food security; forage; genetic improvement; germplasm; greenhouse gas emissions; issues and policy; land tenure; land use; legumes; livelihood; markets; nutrient use efficiency; planting; seed orchards; shrubs; social capital; soil fertility; trees; Eastern Africa; Show all 34 Subjects
- ... In the literature, a lot is discussed about how agroforestry can achieve the mitigation, adaptation and productivity goals of climate-smart agriculture (CSA). However, this may be relatively too broad to assess the trade-offs and synergies of how specific agroforestry technologies or practices achieve the three pillars of CSA. Here, we provide an overview of how improved fallows (an agroforestry t ...