Catherine Muthuri addresses the IUFRO congress on Tree-crop interactions in Agroforestry October 2014

One quarter of the world’s population depends on water from forested catchments. No one knows this better than Jay Humphries. “In 1900 this land was grazed off and forested out,” the watershed manager told foresters visiting Utah’s Wasatch Plateau from the 24th Congress of the International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO). “Water quality was very poor. Government had to step in.”

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