Agroforestry systems include both traditional and modern land-use systems where trees are managed together with crops and/or animal production systems in agricultural settings.

FAO promotes agroforestry using multisectoral approaches. Agroforestry is in the heart of many initiatives such as watershed management, non wood forest products and enterprises, climate change mitigation and adaptation, waste water reuse, landscape restoration, food systems through integrated territorial development, urban agriculture, and trees outside forests assessments. [Read more...]

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