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Agroforestry solutions to address food security and climate change challenges in Africa

Literature: Journal Articles

Mbow, C, Van Noordwijk, M, Luedeling, E, Neufeldt, H, Minang, PA, Kowero, G. 2014. Agroforestry solutions to address food security and climate change challenges in Africa. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, vol. 6, pp.61-67.

Contact Info

Corresponding author: c.mbow@cgiar.org, cheikh_penda@yahoo.fr

Affiliations

  • World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), United Nations Avenue, Gigiri 00100, P.O. Box 30677, Nairobi, Kenya 
  • World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Jalan Cifor, Situgede, Bogor, Indonesia 
  • African Forest Forum (AFF), United Nations Avenue, Gigiri, P.O. Box 30677-00100, Nairobi, Kenya

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Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability

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Description

  • The authors argue for the use of agroforestry practices to improve food security in Africa.
  • They list several reasons related to socioeconomics and public policy for which farmers fail to adopt agroforestry practices.
  • Finally, they offer suggestions for continued research.

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