Tag Archives: Agroforestry

Agroforestry in the Sahel – Looking back on Past Project Work – The SRAAD Project

Our socioeconomic and agroforesty work in the eastern and western Sudan was able to verify data on multipurpose use of A. senegal  [now renamed Senegalia senegal] and on  other woody species – as well as on related agroforestry practices and specific problems being … Continue reading

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Agriculture; Livestock; Indigenous Plants; Agroforestry – Links

  FAO will be convening an International Conference on Forests for Food Security and Nutrition, that aims to: … increase understanding of the crucial role that forests, trees on farms and agroforestry systems can play in improving the food security and nutrition … Continue reading

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Dreams of Agroforestry in the Highlands of East Africa

For the second time this week, I have had a vivid dream in which I was training a group of technicians and farmers about intercropping and hedgerow strategies, using Leucaena leucocephala, together with associated use in areas of livestock, crops, soil-water … Continue reading

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Sorghum ‘Stew’, Dry Land Bamboo – & Spatial Analysis in the Gum Arabic Belt of Sudan

The last blog  entry mentioned that in the area of the Blue Nile in which Sir Samuel Baker was traveling in 1861 there had been extensive stands of dry land bamboo, and that in the early 1990’s I was part … Continue reading

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