Planting More Trees Seen as Means of Boosting Rural Incomes in Africa 1 234 567

Planting More Trees Seen as Means of Boosting Rural Incomes in Africa

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Trees are an overlooked source of income for farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and should be promoted as a means of reducing poverty and hunger in regions hit hard by climate change, researchers said.

Trees contribute nearly a fifth of annual household income for families that grow them, but are rarely a focus of agricultural policy, said Daniel Miller, an assistant professor at the University of Illinois and co-author of a new study.

Miller and his team collected data on trees on...

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