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- Synthesis 1 Tree Water Use The right tree for a dry place
Authors: Rachel Rumley and Chin Ong
Certain trees that are integrated into agricultural systems can increase the efficiency of water use, while plantations of fast-growing trees can exacerbate water shortages.
- Synthesis 2 Muddy Rivers Muddy rivers — lack of trees?
Authors: Meine van Noordwijk, Bruno Verbist
and Kurniatun Hairiah
By clarifying the processes driving erosion and sedimentation, recent research in Indonesia is uncovering the roles of trees - outside forests - in protecting soils.
- Synthesis 3 Science - Policy Nexus Rooting policy in science
Authors: Brent Swallow and Rachel Rumley
More than 10 years of research supports the assertion that watershed policies can be developed and implemented on the basis of sound evidence that is relevant to the local context.
- More Trees with Less Water More trees with less water
Authors: Rachel Rumley, Catherine Muthuri
and Chin Ong
Farmers in semi-arid and arid regions can effectively manage the trade-offs between trees and water for both economic gain and environmental sustainability.
- The Right Tree in a Dry Place
- Muddy Rivers — Lack of Trees?
- Rooting Policy in Science
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