The following web sites and links were obtained from Agrifor, CABI-Publishing, research and contributions:
Agrifor. This web site provides access to searchable catalogues of quality-reviewed Internet resources in agriculture, crops and horticulture, livestock, soil science, plant diseases and pest control, natural resources and plant science, fisheries, economics and trade, rural development, forestry and food. The web site also provides links to Internet tutorials on agriculture, food and forestry, and agriculture-related jobs. Please visit http://agrifor.ac.uk/
Agroforestry abstracts. CABI Publishing offers this fully searchable database of internationally published researches on agroforestry since 1990. It was developed from the original applied life sciences, CABI Abstracts, and there are now 25 000 agroforestry research summaries that can be accessed online. Please visit http://www.cabi-publishing.org/AbstractDatabases.asp?SubjectArea=&PID=33
Agroforestry e-news. Published monthly by the Agroforestry Working Group (AWG), chaired by Charles Barden of Kansas State University with Shibu Jose of the University of Florida as its chair-elect. Contributions are welcome and may be sent to Shibu Jose at the School of Forest Resources and Conservation, 5988 Hwy 90, Bldg. 4900, University of Florida, Milton, FL 32583, E-mail email@example.com. Please visit http://www.sfrc.ufl.edu/center/bios/sjose.htm
Agroforestry systems. This is an international scientific journal publishing original research results, critical reviews and short communications on agroforestry. Contents and abstracts since 1997 (37/1) are available as PDF files for subscribers only. This journal is jointly being published by Kluwer Publishers and the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in three volumes, with three issues per volume. P.K. Ramachandran Nair of the School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida, serves as editor, with D.P. Garrity of ICRAF-Nairobi and H.J. von Maydell of Wentdorf, Germany as honorary editors. Please visit http://www.kluweronline-.com/issn/0167-4366/contents.
Ecology and society. This electronic, peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal is devoted to the rapid dissemination of current research written in such a way that audiences from various disciplines of the natural sciences, social sciences and the humanities can understand. Articles focus on the relationship between society and the ecosystems on which human well-being depends. Please visit http://www.ecologyandsociety.org/
Henry Doubleday Research Association (HDRA). HDRA is Europes largest organic membership organization dedicated to the research and promotion of organic gardening, farming and food. Please visit http://www.hdra.org.uk/. This web site also has an agroforestry section at http://www.hdra.org.uk/international_programme/ip_agroforestry.htm.
Natural Resource Ecology and Management Department (NREM) of Iowa State University (ISU). This department resulted from the merging of ISUs Animal Ecology and Forestry departments in July 2002. It is ISUs education, research and extension arm in the fields of forestry, fisheries, wildlife and wood science. Its scope ranges from individual organisms to landscapes, from natural to managed ecosystems, and from resource preservation to utilization. Please visit http://www.nrem.iastate.edu/
SEANAFE e-news. This electronic news service of the Southeast Asian Network for Agroforestry Education (SEANAFE) provides updates on agroforestry education in Southeast Asia. Information on agroforestry education and SEANAFE is available at http://www.worldagroforestrycentre.org/sea/seanafe/index.asp. For more information, please contact the SEANAFE Regional Facilitation Unit: ICRAF-Thailand - -Per Rudebjer, SEANAFE Technical Adviser at firstname.lastname@example.org or ICRAF-Southeast Asia Regional Office, Indonesia -Diah Wulandari, assistant, at email@example.com
University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry (UMCA). As a research, teaching and technology transfer program of the University of Missouri, the center coordinates agroforestry activities in Missouri and adjacent areas of the Midwest, among other things. Please visit http://agebb.missouri.edu/umca/
Winrock International. This nonprofit organization works with people around the world to implement innovative approaches in agriculture, natural resource management, clean energy and leadership development. It links individuals and communities with new ideas and technologies to increase economic opportunities, long-term productivity, equity and responsible resource management. Please visit http://www.winrock.org/
Agroforestry for farms and ranches: http://www.nhq.nrcs.usda.gov/
Botanic nomenclature for agroforestry trees: http://www.icraf.cgiar.org/treesd/botanic/.htm
Forest terminology for multiple-use management: http://www.sfrc.ufl.edu/Extension/ssfor11.htm
Guide to monitoring carbon storage in forestry and agroforestry projects:
IUSS bulletin: http://www.iuss.org/pages/bulletins.htm List of fact sheets: A quick guide to multipurpose trees from around the world http://www.winrock.org/forestry/factpub/factsh.htm
Unasylva No. 173: Urban and peri-urban forestry: http://www.fao/org/
Virginia Tech forest soils: http://soils.fw.vt.edu/
CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS
We welcome your contributions for the next issues of APANews on or before 1 March and 1 July 2005.
Contributions for agroforestry research should contain research results that are written in such a way that can be understood by as many readers as possible (popularized).
Contributions for agroforestry promotion and development may contain information on various extension services aimed at promoting and developing agroforestry among communities.
Contributions for agroforestry education and training may contain news on efforts towards improving the status of agroforestry education and training in the Asia-Pacific region. These may be announcements on training courses, workshops, scholarships/fellowships and curricular/education programs being offered. We also welcome contributions for new publications and useful web sites.
Article contributions should not exceed 1 000 words and should preferably be accompanied by photographs (300 dpi), labeled and referred to in the text. Complete contact details, especially your E-mail address, should also be included Please send contributions through E-mail as attachments or via snail mail in diskette/CD-ROM or printed form to FAO/RAP Office or the UPLB Institute of Agroforestry, 2/F Tamesis Hall, College of Forestry and Natural Resources, UP Los Baños, PO Box 35023, College, 4031, Laguna, Philippines, Fax +63 049 5363809, E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The APANews Editorial Staff reserves the right to edit and/or reject contributions and require further revisions. To avoid major revisions, we would appreciate receiving popularized articles instead of those written for journal publications.