Fact sheet. Project: Promotion and Intensification of Fruit Trees in Agricultural Farm Lands for Mitigation and Adaption to Climate Change
The main objective of this strategic intervention is to reduce the impacts of climate change and land degradation on rural farm lands by intensifying the production of fruit trees. This will generate income and help farmers adapt to climate change.
Most farmland areas are devoid of plantations and natural vegetation forests making them susceptible to the impacts of climate change. These areas could experience more soil erosion because of the reduced rainfall and the increase in temperature. The introduction of fruit trees on the farmland or near the households could create a greener environment in these areas. Fruit trees will also increase carbon storage and household income.
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