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The Guardian

The Guardian
Tue, 11 Mar 2014 03:04:19 -0700

We may be delivering seeds for Inga trees and rainforest seedlings for reforestation. Or we may be helping families start the next stage of Inga alley cropping, which could be setting up tree nurseries or plotting contour lines on the precipitously ...
 
Mongabay.com
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 15:23:43 -0700

Making productive use of degraded lands and boosting productivity of small-holder farmers are key to meeting surging global consumption of agricultural products while preserving critical wildlife habitats, said an agricultural expert on the sidelines ...
 
The Independent
Tue, 27 Sep 2011 16:08:06 -0700

His solution is what you might call Rainforest 2.1, a system called alley cropping, in which food crops are planted between rows of inga trees, which themselves provide firewood, fertiliser and, at the right point, enough shade to choke out competing ...
 
Reuters AlertNet (blog)
Mon, 01 Aug 2011 10:40:17 -0700

Hands' proposed solution is alley-cropping, a practice in which Inga trees - fast-growing trees from the Amazon Basin that put nitrogen back into the soil - are planted in rows about four metres apart. They are then allowed to grow for a few years ...
 
FRANCE 24
Fri, 07 Oct 2011 13:28:10 -0700

Known as alley cropping, it involves planting food crops between rows of inga trees, which provide firewood, fertiliser and enough shade to keep out the weeds. His problem, however, is lack of funding. Much of the film focuses on Hands's attempts to ...
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