SD2 Tree products and markets

Tree products and markets

2014. Can agroforestry option values improve the functioning of drivers of agricultural intensification in Africa? Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 6

Authors: 
Carsan, S., Stroebel, A., Dawson, I., Kindt, R., Mbow, C., Mowo, J., Jamnadass, R.
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35-40
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http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877343513001371

2014. Changing asset endowments and smallholder participation in higher value markets: Evidence from certified coffee producers in Nicaragua. Food Policy 44

Authors: 
Donovan, J., Poole, N.
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1-13
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http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0306919213001383

Lesser known coffee variety almost as profitable as oil palm in Sumatra’s peatlands

Scientists from the World Agroforestry Centre have found that the Excelsa coffee species, grown in agroforestry systems in the

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Lesser known coffee variety almost as profitable as oil palm
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Excelsa coffee, grown in agroforests in the peatlands of Sumatra, comes close to the profitability of oil palm and causes far less environmental impact

Boosting smallholding teak in Indonesia

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Boosting smallholding teak in Indonesia
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Although smallholders' teak systems in Indonesia provide 40% of household income, a number of constraints limit their productivity. A study highlights what can be done to boost productivity and incomes.

“Seeds of growth” begin to germinate on Vietnam uplands

One year into a large, participatory agroforestry project in northwest Vietnam, farmers are already enjoying benefits and looking to the future with optimism.

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“Seeds of growth” begin to germinate on n.w uplands of Vietnam
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A project in mountainous provinces of northern Vietnam is using agroforestry to make farming more profitable and environmentally sustainable for smallholders
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