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C. WasekPhilanthropist, Post Graduate, Corpus Christi
Philanthropist, Post Graduate, Corpus Christi
Answered on Feb 19, 2019
The field of agroforestry involves growing trees and shrubs near or among crops or pasture in farming. The method for farming is known to meet the demands of a growing world population in terms of food and biomass fuel. Other benefits to this method of farming is that it promotes social and economic benefits.
There is also benefits to both farmers (helps them diversify products) and the environment, as it encourages sustainability by maintaining important the ecosystems of agricultural landscapes.
The purpose of it is to increase biodiversity and reduce erosion and has been most successful in places all over the world. Niger, Honduras, Switzerland, China, India, the United States, Brazil, Pemba (an island of the coast of Tanzania), Kenya, Mexico, Ethiopia, Colombia, Cameroon, Peru, Indonesia, the Philippines, Morocco, Vietnam, and parts of the United Kingdom (Wales) practice agroforestry. These are just a few of the countries in the world that actually use this method for growing plants.