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Environment

Agro forestry and Environment Farming is well known as a significant contributor to global greenhouse gas emissions accounting for 24 per cent globally and India alone shares 6 per cent of global gas emissions. The climate smart technologies like crop management and land management have the latent to curtail these green house emissions. The cultivation and conservation of trees in agricultural practices or agroforestry, is an important climate-smart solution with additional socio- economical benefits for the farming community.  The knowledge centres like agricultural universities, research centre have advocated a wide range of practices including silvipasture (combining trees with pasture or livestock grazing areas), alley cropping (planting single rows of trees and growing crops in the alley ways in between), forest farming (the cultivation of shade-tolerant crops under the protection of a managed forest) etc., In recent years, the impact of climate change is dread some which results …