Perennial Staple Crops

Solutions Journalism Network

Solutions journalism is news about how communities and organizations are responding to social and environmental problems. This collection contains solutions stories about promoting sustainable farming methods through staple crops. In Papua New Guinea, using staple crops and agroforestry has provided food security for the residents. Indigenous tribes are helping to protect tropical forests in order to protect their traditional farming method of using staple crops. A new staple crop has been discovered in the Mayan Rainforest, as sap that is later turned into gum can be collected from the trees without harming them. 

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