Fruit Trees for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in East Africa: Project highlights

The Fruit Trees for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation in East Africa is an Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) funded project. The 18-month project has been implemented in Kenya and Rwanda and aims to enhance farm-level climate adaptation as well as household food security and nutrition for smallholders by increasing the stocking and strategic siting of fruit trees. In addition, it also took the first steps in exploring the potential for the carbon sequestered in fruit trees to provide access to additional international climate finance and provide information requested by farmers about their contributions to mitigating climate change.



    Publication Type

    Project Reports, Studies and Working Papers

    Publication year

    2023

    Authors

    Muthuri C W, Wakaba D, Njoki C, Athanase C, Kuyah S, Gachuiri A, Mujawaria P, Crossland M, Laroche G, Carsan S, Mukuralinda A

    Geographic

    Kenya, Rwanda

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