Gliricidia intercropping in maize farming: IPSR Innovation Profile
Gliricidia intercropping is a practice in which Gliricidia sepium trees and crops are cultivated on the same land area as agricultural crops. They also contribute to livestock feed. Gliricidia intercropping into maize cropping combines trees and crops to increase diversity, productivity, profitability, and environmental management. This is relevant for resource constrained smallholder farmers.