Bangor Researcher presents at the World Congress on Agroforestry

SENRGy staff are currently at the World Congress on Agroforestry. James Brockington discussed his MSc dissertation research to a global audience in Delhi:

New findings from a village in India fly in the face of the oft-held fear that project interventions on smallholder farms are doomed to whittle away after the project ends.

Presenting at a session at the World Congress on Agroforestry 2014, Bangor University researcher James Brockington said in the village of Channapur in Karnataka, the number of smallholder farmers practicing the Wadi system of agroforestry had not reduced, but grown from 31 households when the project ended in 2005, to 38 households 5 years on.
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Publication date: 13 February 2014