The domestication and commercialization of indigenous trees in agroforestry for the alleviation of poverty

@article{Leakey1998TheDA,
  title={The domestication and commercialization of indigenous trees in agroforestry for the alleviation of poverty},
  author={Raymond J.G. Leakey and Anthony J.H. Simons},
  journal={Agroforestry Systems},
  year={1998},
  volume={38},
  pages={165-176}
}
New initiatives in agroforestry are seeking to integrate into tropical farming systems indigenous trees whose products have traditionally been gathered from natural forests. This is being done in order to provide marketable products from farms that will generate cash for resource-poor rural and peri-urban households. This poverty-alleviating agroforestry strategy is at the same time linked to one in which perennial, biologically diverse and complex mature-stage agroecosystems are developed as… CONTINUE READING
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