Policy Note: Roadside planting: creating employment and economic benefits while protecting communities and the environment

Roadside planting presents a solid solution to buffer the environmental damage from roads by trapping dust and reducing erosion, flooding and sedimentation.
When coupled with rural development programs, large implementation of roadside planting will create wage employment among the rural poor. By selecting species of commercial importance roadside plantations will create productive assets. Read the Policy Note Policy brief roadside planting

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Last modified: November 2, 2016