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.

CIFOR–ICRAF addresses local challenges and opportunities while providing solutions to global problems for forests, landscapes, people and the planet.

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.

Trees of change: harnessing agroforestry to end hunger, reduce poverty and improve the environment in sub-Saharan Africa

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The paper in short summarizes ICRAF's mission as seen by the author, (Director General ICRAF 1991-2001), with special emphasis on Africa South of Sahara. It highlights the challenges faced by agroforestry in creating food security, alleviating poverty and reducing global warming.
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    Sanchez P A J




    agroforestry, farms, food security, global warming, planting, poverty, research

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