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Evergreen agriculture emerges as Africa’s key to food security

Crop production occurring under a full canopy of trees sounds counter-intuitive, but a unique acacia known as a “fertilizer tree” is allowing African farmers to triple maize yields. Attendees at The Hague Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change were told yesterday that evergreen agriculture – the integration of fertilizer trees into crop and […]

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