Tropical Agroforestry

@inproceedings{Atangana2014TropicalA,
  title={Tropical Agroforestry},
  author={Alain R. Atangana and Damase P. Khasa and Scott Xiaochuan Chang and Ann Degrande},
  booktitle={Springer Netherlands},
  year={2014}
}
Deforestation is the main land use issue facing tropical regions. Forest cover in Central Africa has been reduced from 248 538 000 ha in 1990 to 236 070 000 ha in 2005, and in West Africa, from 8 865 000 in 1990 to 7 437 200 ha in 2005. About 83 % of forest losses in Africa occurred from 1990 to 2000, mostly due to slash-and-burn practices that were employed to clear the land for agricultural uses. Similarly, 65 % of forest loss in Asia from 1990 to 2005 resulted from land use changes to… CONTINUE READING
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