programs in Agroforestry
Sciences, Agribusiness, and Rural Development among others.
Paquito Moreno, Jr., executive director of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) in Central Luzon, said on Wednesday that the PHP23-million worth access road was funded by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) as an 'agroforestry
support facility' in the 10-year Forestland Management Project (FMP) in Pantabangan-Carranglan watershed in this province.
According to the publication - from researchers at Cranfield University, Bangor University, the Organic Research Centre and others in collaboration with the Soil Association and farm woodland organisations - agroforestry
systems are often more than 30% more productive than monocultural systems.
Indian researchers in forestry, agriculture, and related fields address issues of climate change and how to use agroforestry
systems to minimize the diverse impacts of it.
A land management system where trees and shrubs are grown together with crops and pasture, agroforestry
has been found to provide numerous benefits, including improved soil and water quality, increased biodiversity, high crop yields and thus incomes, reduced greenhouse-gas emissions, and increased carbon sequestration.
The profit sharing models of nine agroforestry
cooperatives, including one found at the 47,270 hectares Mt.
Dr Peter Minang, a research scientist at the World Agroforestry
Centre (ICRAF) told the over 1,200 delegates at the 4th World Congress on Agroforestry
in Montpellier, France, this week that Africa is only going to achieve resilient climate-smart and sustainable development if farmers can build on agroforestry
systems."Africa is endowed with massive traditional agroforestry
systems, such as the one in Ethiopia, where coffee originated," said Minag.
* March 28 -- Agroforestry
for Diversification on Small Scale Farms
Carbon sequestration in tropical agroforestry
The development of agroforestry
and prospects for improving the management and use of forest resources are discussed in Bishkek.
A system called agroforestry
is more successful and far less expensive; trees are grown around or among crops.