January 1990
Agroforestry in Africa: A Survey of Project Experience;1990, p79
The article focuses on the Gursum Land Use Project (GLUP) in Ethiopia. The project started in 1986 and is implemented by CARE in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture. The main goals of the project are to improve the fertility of the soil and protect it against erosion. The main project activity is the production and distribution of tree seedlings for planting by farmers. The project objectives of soil improvement and protection required the use of leguminous species like Leucaena leucocephala. However, the results were not impressive.


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