Crops in the Sahel: agroforestry to the rescue
Results & impact
19 February 2019
Video. In the Sahel, it only rains for three months each year. During this short period, rural populations grow their food for the year. Given this insecurity, agroforestry’s multiple advantages are a blessing: adaptation to climate change, improving soil fertility and even crop protection against pests, according to recent scientific findings. A report on Faidherbia albida, an emblematic tree in central Senegal.