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CIFOR–ICRAF publishes over 750 publications every year on agroforestry, forests and climate change, landscape restoration, rights, forest policy and much more – in multiple languages.

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We deliver actionable evidence and solutions to transform how land is used and how food is produced: conserving and restoring ecosystems, responding to the global climate, malnutrition, biodiversity and desertification crises. In short, improving people’s lives.

National agroforestry strategy for The Gambia: 2022-2032

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In The Gambia, climatic and non-climatic stressors continue impacting principal ecosystems which are mainly agricultural lands and forests, contributing to high rates of de-vegetation and degradation. The communities rely on crop and livestock husbandry for their livelihoods, with agriculture supporting 26% of the GDP, employing 45% of the population, and accounting for 20-30% of total landcover. However, productivity continues to be low due to human and nonhuman activities, necessitating urgent actions to reverse the trend in the wake a of changing climate.

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