Agroforestry Systems for Improved Food Production and the Restoration of Other Ecosystems Services in the Dry Corridor in Nicaragua

@inproceedings{Valbuena2015AgroforestrySF,
  title={Agroforestry Systems for Improved Food Production and the Restoration of Other Ecosystems Services in the Dry Corridor in Nicaragua},
  author={Diego Valbuena and Pablo Siles and A. Castro and Steven J Fonte and Mart́ın Mena and Orlando Prada Tellez and Laurent Rousseau and Rein van der Hoek},
  year={2015}
}
The provision of food and other key ecosystem services in the rural landscapes of the dry corridor in Central America are increasingly at risk as a result of unsustainable management practices, high potential of soil degradation and a changing climate. A promising farming strategy to restore the provision of ecosystem services is the use of agroforestry systems (AFS) that combines crops/pastures and trees to improve the functioning of agroecosystems (e.g. biomass production, soil and water… CONTINUE READING