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Taungya System - SS2 Agriculture Lesson Note

The Taungya system is a clever way of combining farming and forestry. It is likened two birds with one stone. Here are key aspects:

Farming and Forestry: In the Taungya system, farmers are allowed to grow crops like maize or beans among young trees in a forest.

Shared Benefits: Farmers get to cultivate their crops while helping to take care of the trees. They share in the profits when the trees are eventually harvested for timber.

Sustainable Land Use: This system promotes both food production and forest conservation, making it a win-win.

These forest management techniques are all about finding sustainable ways to use and protect our forests. Regeneration lets nature do its thing, afforestation starts new forests from scratch, and the Taungya system cleverly combines farming and forestry for mutual benefits.

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