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Innovation in agriculture reduces pressure on forests

Innovation in agriculture reduces pressure on forests

Population growth and the expansion of small holders and industrial and large scale agriculture are considered to be major drivers of deforestation and forest degradation in the Congo Basin. Various innovations in sgricultural practices are necessary to improve productivity, enhance producer livelihoods and reduce conversion of forests into fields for agriculture. These innovations can include improved crop varieties and crop production and protection practices, as well as post-harvest handling and better facilities to market small farmer products.

Authors: Sonwa, D.J.; Hanna, R.

Topic: agriculture, deforestation, degradation, livelihoods, innovations

Publisher: Central African Forests Forever

Publication Year: 2017

Source: Meindert Brouwer (ed.) Central African Forests Forever. 172-177


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