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Farming with a mixture of crops, animals and trees is better for the environment and for people – evidence from Ghana and Malawi

By Laura Vang Rasmussen, Associate Professor, University of Copenhagen
Hanson Nyantakyi-Frimpong, Associate Professor, University of Denver
Ingo Grass, Professor, Department of Ecology of Tropical Agricultural Systems, University of Hohenheim
Marney Isaac, Professor, University of Toronto
Rachel Bezner Kerr, Professor, Global Development, Cornell University
Farming just one kind of crop in a field at a time, and using a lot of chemicals, poses a risk to both people and nature. This simplified intensive agriculture often goes hand in hand with increased greenhouse gas emissions, land and water degradation, and loss…The Conversation

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