Identifying potential synergies and trade-offs for meeting food security and climate change objectives in sub-Saharan Africa.

@article{Palm2010IdentifyingPS,
  title={Identifying potential synergies and trade-offs for meeting food security and climate change objectives in sub-Saharan Africa.},
  author={Cheryl A. Palm and Sean M. Smukler and Clare C Sullivan and Patrick Kiiti Mutuo and Gerson I Nyadzi and Markus G. Walsh},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={2010},
  volume={107 46},
  pages={19661-6}
}
Potential interactions between food production and climate mitigation are explored for two situations in sub-Saharan Africa, where deforestation and land degradation overlap with hunger and poverty. Three agriculture intensification scenarios for supplying nitrogen to increase crop production (mineral fertilizer, herbaceous legume cover crops--green manures--and agroforestry--legume improved tree fallows) are compared to baseline food production, land requirements to meet basic caloric… CONTINUE READING

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