Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox

Agroforestry

This module provides an overview of agroforestry systems; it also describes how to identify the most appropriate agroforestry system and to design, adapt, establish and manage it. A section on the “enabling environment” is targeted primarily at policymakers, including national and local authorities. 

This FAO document provides an example of sustainable agroforestry development in Indonesia. It demonstrates that damar agroforests can increase farm income, create jobs, increase food production, reduce poverty and greenhouse gas emissions and improve soil condition. In conclusion, damar agroforests have great potential to improve the environment and livelihoods of...
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