Rebuilding Haiti must start from the ground up, with agricultural education
Senegal and the Gambia have done well with Cashew as a cash crop; it is a tree that requires little care, not much water, sandy soil; but picking and processing cashew nuts require investment in time and capital to get the nut out of the shell.
I would caution considering Cashews as appropriate for 'reforestation.' Any tree, if plan is to plant trees to hold the soil, stop erosion, or retain soil moisture; it is best to start by vetiver hedges along the contour first to stabilize the…Continue
Posted on December 13, 2010 at 4:41pm — 1 Comment