Shamba system is a form of agroforestry that encourages farmers to plant trees alongside their crops. Instead of cutting trees while planting, they are to maintain them and even plant more.
This initiative was introduced by the Kenya Forest Service. Its partially funded by the Interational development – USAID.
The targeted groups included the local communities who live within the forest area, serving and retired forest workers, squatters and any one with a piece of land near a forest area.
Negative effects of the Shamba System?
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