Agroforestry systems


A large share of arable land in the semi-arid tropics suffers from land degradation. Agroforestry contributes to preserve this fragile ecosystem while providing new resources for smallholder farmers

4 - times more calcium in Moringa leaves than in milk

1,200$ - Annual value of tree and vegetable products per hectare in Bioreclamation of Degraded Lands system (ref: BDL, 2009)

80%  - Population in Africa and Asia that relies on traditional medicine for primary health care, many remedies coming from indigenous trees.[ref: Scidev]

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