Evergreen agriculture, a form of agroforestry, is an affordable solution to agricultural challenges. The approach integrates trees with food crops and livestock to create more sustainable and productive agricultural systems for smallholding farm families. Evergreen agriculture is already positively transforming the lives of farmers in more than 20 African countries. Through restoring exhausted soils with richer sources of organic nutrients, farmers are enjoying higher crop yields, more fodder for livestock and increased supply of firewood for household consumption, leading to greater incomes. With support from the Innovation Transfer into Agriculture: Adaptation to Climate Change project, leading farmers from Siaya county in Kenya have begun to practise evergreen agriculture and share the transformations they have experienced.
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