Agrobiodiversity and Shade Coffee Smallholder Livelihoods: A review and Synthesis of Ten Years of Research in Central America.

The authors look at agro biodiversity research in Nicaragua and El Salvador, assessing how people benefit at a household level. In general local people benefit from income and subsistence, in order to better support agro biodiversity conservation, the authors recommend that a combination of bottom up and top down approaches are adopted.

Mendez, V.E., Bacon, C.M., Olson, M., Morris, K., Shattuck, A.
The Professional Geographer
Volume etc.: 
61,3, 357-376
Year published: 

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