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Agroforests set to replace monocrops in Northwest Viet Nam

Land degradation owing to monocropping is the main reason for reduced agricultural productivity in Northwest Viet Nam.

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Agroforests set to replace monocrops in Northwest Viet Nam
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Land degradation from monocropping has reduced agricultural productivity in Northwest Viet Nam. But after four years of agroforestry research, there are positive signs for farmers.

Australian support for agroforestry development in Viet Nam

The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research is working with ICRAF to test new agroforestry systems in Northwest Viet Nam, explains Nguyen Thi Thanh An<

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Australian support for agroforestry development in Viet Nam
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The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research is working with ICRAF to test new agroforestry systems in Northwest Viet Nam

A national agroforestry policy is an imperative for Viet Nam

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National agroforestry policy needed for Viet Nam
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The lack of a national policy is hindering the Government of Viet Nam from realising agroforestry's potential

Farmers in Viet Nam committed to developing agroforestry systems

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Farmers committed to new agroforestry systems
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Despite challenges, farmers are persisting with new agroforestry systems because of the long-term benefits

What happens when farmers are involved in research?

Farmers’ participation in research will increase their ownership of results and motivation to change their agricultural system for long-term benefits, according to researchers in Viet

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What happens when farmers participate in research?
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Farmers’ participation in research will motivate them to change their systems for long-term benefits

Chinese Academy of Sciences joins ICRAF to transform agriculture in central Asia

KUNMING, 22 January 2015 – Central Asia is to receive its first international agroforestry research centre thanks to a unique collaboration between the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the W

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Chinese Academy joins ICRAF to transform agriculture in Central Asia
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Over 50 policy-makers, scientists and other experts from Europe, the United States, Africa, central Asia and China discuss the future of Central Asia’s vast landscapes
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