Nigerian farming is protecting young trees and bushes

July 1, 2015

 

And since the 1980s in Niger a farmer-engaged process of protecting young trees and bushes to regenerate cultivated fields in occurring on over 7 million acres – a “spectacular scale,” says the development scholar Chris Reif.

Chris Reij, “More Success Stories in Africa’s Drylands than Often Assumed,” Forum sur la Sourverainete Alimentaire, Niamey, ROPPA, Ouagadougou, Niger, 7-10 November, 2006, ii. http://www.roppa.info/IMG/pdf/More_success_stories_in_Africa_Reij_Chris.pdf

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