PNG farmers use agroforestry to fight crop diseases and reduce labor

Across Papua New Guinea, growers are turning to agroforestry, pairing crops like cocoa and nuts to closely mimic forest ecosystems. The benefits are numerous--diverse income streams for growers, new habitat for wildlife, combatting crop diseases, and carbon sequestration, among others. But success hinges, in part, on growers' ability to balance long-term and short-term goals.

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