Well-designed agroforestry projects in cocoa supply chains add to sustainable development, offering social, environmental and economic benefits. They help people reforest and therefore bring an added value to their lands and ensure them a long-term income that helps the local socio-economic development.
Agroforestry fights deforestation and its consequences, such as soil erosion, the decrease of water availability, natural disasters, landscapes degradation, and the decrease of biodiversity. It also increases farmers’ awareness about these primordial issues.
Agroforestry systems keep on being the best strategy of management and protection against the global climate change effects.
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