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Agroforestry Practices in Kinama, Rizal, Kalinga: A documentation and basis for intervention plan

Journal: International Journal of English, Literature and Social Science (Vol.7, No. 6)

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Page : 451-470

Keywords : Agroforestry farming practices; land tenure; multi-storey; intervention plan; documentation;

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This study was conducted to document the Agroforestry Practices in Kinama, Rizal, Kalinga.A documentation and basis for intervention plan from September05 to September 30, 2022. There were 102 respondents of the study. The descriptive statistics was used. Frequency counts, percent, means, ranks and correlation analysis were used in the analysis and interpretation of data. Results of the study showed that most of the respondents are males and married. Many of the respondents belong to age bracket 41 to 50 years and attained elementary level. All the respondents are owner-operators and less than half have six to eight years' experience in Agroforestry farming: cultivating an area of 1 to 5 hectares Many of the respondents earned Php 9,000 and above after adopting Agroforestry. Almost all of the respondents practiced multi-storey with tree components of yemane, mahogany, mango, citrus, rambutan, lanzones and coffee. The integrated agricultural crops are pigeon pea, banana, corn and eggplant. The respondents are moderately benefitted in terms of economic and environmental benefits and also fairly benefitted in cultural benefits. Results showed that the degree of seriousness of the overall problems encountered were fairly serious with a mean of 2.26. However, poor location was rated as the highest and the non-ownership of land and unstable tenure status was claimed not serious with the lowest rating. The correlation analysis was found to have no significant relationship of income derived from agroforestry farming to educational attainment and years of farming of the farmer-respondents.

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