agroforestry

The importance of sustainable farming

10 Jun , 2019 Blog

The importance of sustainable farming

Photo: Smallholder farmer, Hugo, showing one of his recently planted Shihuahuaco trees — a native timber. Behind, you can see the cocoa trees that are growing alongside. Each year, a staggering 160,000 hectares are cut down in the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest, often to make room for permanent agricultural land. That’s equivalent to 160,000 football fields […]

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