SARD Conceptual Framework for Agriculture and Land Management Best Practices
” CONFOUNDING FACTORS AND TRADE-OFFS IN SARD IMPLEMENTATION The evidence shows that SARD as defined in Agenda 21 can lead to rural livelihood improvements. However, most contexts will see the emergence of critical trade-offs and contradictions. The use of one asset can result in the depletion of another.
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