Agroforestry Might Not Be Rocket Science But It Might Save North Korea

PhysOrg2012-04-30:                      How participatory agroforestry restored land and secured the food supply The report published online on 24 March, notes that in DPR Korea a bottom–up participatory process of developing locally appropriate agroforestry has been a revelation to many and is helping to reverse the chronic food shortages and land degradation of the 1990s. Xu Jian Chu, lead author of the report and head of the East Asia Node of the World Agroforestry Centre, says that, “The emergence of agroforestry as a way of managing sloping land highlights how food technology innovations can take root once social and institutional constraints…                  more »

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