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Innovative agroforestry for livelihood security in India

S.B. Chavan,
Dr S.K. Dhyani,
Dr A.K. Handa,
Professor Parkash Toky
Agroforestry is practised by millions of farmers worldwide, and has been a feature of agricul­ture for millennia.  It encompasses a wide range of trees that are grown on farms and in rural landscapes, and includes the generation of science-based tree enter­prise opportunities that can be important in the future (1).  As per the World Bank 2004 report an estimated 1.2 billion rural people cur­rently practise agroforestry on their farms and in their communities and depend upon its …