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Mainstreaming biodiversity and livelihood through Trees on Farms and agroforestry in Indonesia

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Agricultural Value Chains / Agri-Businesses
Laumonier, Yves; Diba, Farah; Komarudin, Heru; Liswanti, Nining; Lumangkung, Augustine; Rohadi, Dede; Roslinda, Emi; Gassner, Anja.
Trees on Farms for Biodiversity

For the success of the post-2020 global biodiversity framework, it will no longer be sufficient to seek to limit biodiversity loss through agriculture. Instead, agriculture must become an integral element of sustainable landscapes a force for conserving biodiversity and providing vital ecosystem services to local populations and securing livelihoods.

Trees on Farms (TonF) play a critical role in contributing to biodiversity conservation in agricultural landscapes through in-situ conservation, by connecting fragmented wild habitats and providing stepping-stones between protected area networks and conserving soil biodiversity and agrobiodiversity. TonF are one of the key nature-based solutions to the conservation and food production challenges we face as they also play a critical role in achieving sustainable, biodiversity friendly agricultural landscapes.