Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox

Tool Details

Agroforestry and tenure

Author Simone Borelli, Elisabeth Simelton, Safia Aggarwal, Alain Olivier, Michela Conigliaro, Anique Hillbrand, Dominic Garant, Helene Desmytteres
Year of publication 2019
This paper has been produced as a follow-up to the FAO guidelines "Advancing Agroforestry on the Policy Agenda - a guide for decision makers". The purpose of this document is to provide a review of the main tenure-related challenges that can affect agroforestry adoption to inform policies and project implementation. Drawing on practical cases, the document also presents measures and approaches which could potentially fuel the adoption of agroforestry, concluding with a number of specific recommendations for formulation and implementation of tenure policies promoting agroforestry.
Type of Tool
Guidelines, manual, kits for trainers
Scale of Application
Forest Management Unit
Forest Type
Planted forest
Primary Designated Function
Management Responsibility