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Study: Shade-Growing Cacao Can Help Mitigate Climate Change

September 21, 2020 11:21 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Though deforestation performed to create space for cacao farming continues to have a significant negative impact on climate change, there are possible ways that cacao farming can affect the climate in a positive way. 

"According to a new study, growing cacao beans under the canopies of various trees left intact at plantations not only boosts yields. It can also increase trees’ capacity for carbon storage and sequestration, which can help us in our fight against climate change."

Read more: "Shade-growing cacao can help mitigate climate change," Sustainability Times.

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