What is agroforestry?

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By |2024-04-08T11:15:36+00:00July 11th, 2022|Biocultural Diversity, Biodiversity, Community, Indigenous Peoples, Interviews|Comments Off on What is agroforestry?

The agroecological systems of farmers, growers, and Indigenous Peoples everywhere have shaped and cared for landscapes for millennia. Ecosystems that we may perceive as pristine wildernesses are in fact culturally rich, productive, and carefully managed landscapes which have supported both people and wildlife since time immemorial thanks to the stewardship of those living there.

In this blog, Synchronicity Earth Programme Officer Pria Ghosh explores how the practice of agroforestry can increase biodiversity, provide food security and help to strengthen and spread ancestral practices for the benefit of both forests and the Indigenous Peoples and cultures that sustain them.