Deirdre

Deirdre Jafferally

Iwokrama International Centre
Guyana

Rupertee Agro-Forestry Plot

Village Agro-Forestry and Fish Pond by June Smith

June 27, 2012

Author : June Smith

Location : Guyana, Region 9, North Rupununi, Rupertee Village

Discipline : Agriculture, Development, Economics, Livelihoods

Orientor : Adaptability, Coexistence, Flexibility

Quality : High

Communities : Rupertee

June tells the story of her community’s effort to find alternative use for savannah lands. Thanks to a grant the community has attempted agro-forestry, crop farming and is now looking at using the site in an integrated manner with a combination of fish farming and agriculture.

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