Agroforestry

Agroforestry is a land use management system in which trees or shrubs are grown around or among crops or pastureland. This diversification of the farming system initiates an agroecological succession, like that in natural ecosystems, and so starts a chain of events that enhance the functionality and sustainability of the farming system. Trees also produce a wide range of useful and marketable products from fruits/nuts, medicines, wood products, etc. This intentional combination of agriculture and forestry has multiple benefits, such as greatly enhanced yields from staple food crops, enhanced farmer livelihoods from income generation, increased biodiversity, improved soil structure and …

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IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 22 February 2024 English

This report outlines and compares various policy measures that Costa Rica, Gabon, Indonesia, Peru, and Rwanda have put in place to address deforestation.

producing countries Abbreviations and Acronyms AfC Agroforestry Concession ARFFS Autoridad Regional Forestal Viewpoints and lessons from producing countries agroforestry systems, recovery of denuded areas and technological protection, (2) reforestation and agroforestry systems, and (3) mixed agroforestry systems. On average, the encouraging farmers to grow coffee and cocoa in agroforestry systems. Through their tools, training, and and non-certified farms that grow coffee in agroforestry systems in Costa Rica found that certified coffee


TEEB: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity · 21 February 2024 English

The aim is to provide policy support for the ecological and green development and effective transformation of the “Green is Gold” concept in the region and to provide reference for …

Build a number of large-scale and profitable agroforestry demonstration bases, support leading enterprises sustainable income, stabilize the output value of agroforestry, and increase the comprehensive income of farmers farmers in forestry. The proportion of agroforestry output value to the total output value of forestry


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 15 February 2024 English

interventions like beekeeping, tree nurseries, and agroforestry to support communities and reduce habitat pressures


ICP: Institute for Community Prosperity · 30 January 2024 English

Add to this the killings of thousands in each of the conflicts in Ethiopia, Myanmar and Yemen; the civil war in Sudan, with at least 9,000 killed and another 5.6 …

95 One example of a regenerative practice is agroforestry (the planting of trees and shrubs alongside


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 22 January 2024 English

Discover tools, recommendations, and case studies on how to plan, design, and implement nature-based solutions for adaptation that advance gender equality and social inclusion while enhancing resilience, biodiversity, and ecosystem …

International Agricultural Research, World Agroforestry Centre, and CARE International) Box 3. Step Change, Agriculture and Food Security, World Agroforestry Centre, & CARE. https://cgspace.cgiar.org/


IISD: International Institute for Sustainable Development · 17 January 2024 English

This report explores recent market trends in the tea sector and explains why sustainability standards and other value chain actors need to get better at recognizing the social and environmental …

riverbanks (Goswami, 2021). Tea can be grown in agroforestry systems, where it is planted with trees and


INSPQ: Institut national de santé publique du Québec · 15 January 2024 French

Cette synthèse rapide vise deux objectifs : 1) mieux comprendre les différentes barrières auxquelles font face les professionnels responsables de programmes de promotion de la santé voulant rejoindre les personnes …

Security [CCAFS], CARE International and the World Agroforestry Centre, ICRAF, 2014, en anglais). Personnes


Wilson Center Canada · 10 January 2024 English

11 The US and China are Food Superpowers THE US PRODUCES: CHINA PRODUCES: China's growing appetite means greater 22% 32% 30% 29% 22% 18% potential for US-China food businesses and …

integrated with trees and livestock Perennial crops Agroforestry Organic fertilizer Integrated soil fertility


Wilson Center Canada · 27 October 2023 English

In a moment where bilateral regulatory mistrust threatens to dismantle many of the financial ties built-up over the last three decades, understanding the mindset of the Chinese regulator becomes all …

Indonesian NGOs, furthermore, market these agroforestry products and facilitate market transactions


TEEB: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity · 27 October 2023 English

It uses the TEEB approach (stating the context, values, and purpose to be used for valuation) and valuation framework (indicating what impacts should be valued and why), known methodologies for …

instance in relation to organic agriculture, agroforestry or integrated crop-livestock systems, (iii) focus on the impact and dependence of cocoa agroforestry production, processing, distribution, and consumption focuses on the impact and dependence of cocoa agroforestry production, processing, distribution, and consumption viable from a societal perspective. The cocoa agroforestry system relies heavily on ecosystem services assuming monoculture to a simple agroforestry (SAF) and a complex agroforestry (CAF) scenario. Although many


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