Helping Colombian farmers achieve food security and improved nutrition whilst promoting the sustainability of silvo-pastoral agricultural practice and land use. Partners and collaborators: Earlham Institute (UK), CIAT (Co), AGROSAVIA (Co), IBERS (University of Aberystwyth) (UK), University of East Anglia (UK), Universidad del Cauca (Co).
Impact So Far
Researchers are working with plant breeders to accelerate the improvement of tropical forages to feed cattle sustainably. Researchers are also testing new practices in milk and beef farming to increase productivity and sustainability, and evaluating associated ecosystem services.
To develop evidence-based policy recommendations to stop deforestation for livestock production and establish economic incentives (payment for ecosystem services).
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