How do ecosystem services contribute to agricultural productivity?
What agricultural practices can improve the delivery of ecosystem services?
This infographic by Bioversity International and the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems gives some examples.
Do you know any other ways that ecosystem services contribute to agriculture or vice versa? Share your knowledge and comments below.
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