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Trees supplement income for rural farmers in Africa
- January 23, 2017
- University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
- Trees may be easy to spot on the plains of Africa but they are often overlooked as a source of income for farmers. A new study shows trees on farms may help reduce rural poverty and maintain biodiversity. The study used satellite images showing forest cover and nationally representative household-level data gathered from in-person interviews in Ethiopia, Malawi, Nigeria, Tanzania, and Uganda.
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