Agroforestry and youth – possibilities and barriers

Published on March 10, 2022 | Author: Agroforestry Network

Young farmers living in rural areas today face challenges such as mounting unemployment combined with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, increasing food insecurity and aggravating impacts of climate change. Agroforestry – a farming technique that combines cultivating crops, pasture and trees – can address some of these challenges and also contribute to several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This policy brief outlines concrete recommendations for policymakers on how to use agroforestry in an inclusive manner to create new opportunities for youth in food systems.


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