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Trees on Farms as a Nature-based Solution for Biodiversity Conservation and Restoration

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Rwanda has diverse habitats and ecosystems that range from humid montane forests to savannahs, lakes, rivers, farmland and wetlands all of which support a wide range of biodiversity. This biodiversity supports livelihoods and provides critical ecosystem services such as water, control of soil erosion and flood control as well as climate change mitigation.
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    Gassner, A.; Masumbuko, B.; Dobie, P.; Nash, C.




    biodiversity conservation, ecological restoration, agricultural land, land rehabilitation



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