Publications and periodicals

Publications in collaboration with FAO1

PLACE, Frank et al. Improved policies for facilitating the adoption of agroforestry. In Intech “Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services - Science and Practice”, chapter 6, 113 - 128. 2012.
FAO, AIPP and IWGIA. Shifting Cultivation Livelihood and Food Security: New and Old Challenges for Indigenous Peoples in Asia. Christian ERNI (ed). 2015.
CPF and IUFRO. Forests, Trees and Landscapes for Food Security and Nutrition: A Global Assessment Report. IUFRO World Series Volume 33. Baskar VIRA et al. (ed). 2015.

Selected non-FAO publications1


ICRAF. World Agroforestry into the Future. GARRITY et al. (ed). 2006.
NATIONAL AGROFORESTRY CENTRE. Inside Agroforestry. USDA. 1992-present.
NAIR, P.K. Ramachandran. An Introduction to Agroforestry. in cooperation with International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF). 1993.
ZOMER, Robert J. et al. Trees on Farm: Analysis of Global Extent and Geographical Patterns of Agroforestry. ICRAF Working Paper. 2009.

Climate change

MBOW, C. et al. Achieving mitigation and adaptation to climate change through sustainable agroforestry practices in Africa. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 6, 8-14. 2014.
RAO, KPC. Adaptation to Climate Change through Sustainable Management and Development of Agroforestry Systems. Journal of SAT Agricultural Research, 4(1), 1-30. 2007.


HOWARD, P.L. Gender and social dynamics in swidden and homegardens in Latin America. In Advances in Agroforestry, 3, 159-182. 2006.
KIPTOT, Evelyne and Steven Franzel, Gender and Agroforestry in Africa: Are Women Participating? ICRAF Occasional Paper 13. 2011.

Food and nutrition security

Ickowitz, Amy et al. Dietary Quality and Tree Cover in Africa. Global Environmental Change, 24, 287-294. 2014.
Jamnadass, Ramni et al. Agroforestry, food and nutritional security. ICRAF Working Paper. 2013.


GONÇALVES, Andre Luiz Rodrigues et al. Agroforestry and Conservation Projects in Brazil : Carbon Biodiversity, Climate, and People. Centro Ecologico.
GUILLERME, S. et al. Impacts of Public Policies and Farmer Preferences on Agroforestry Practices in Kerala, India. Environmental Management, 48, 351-364. 2011.

Economics and markets

GODSEY, Larry D. Economic Budgeting for Agroforestry Practices. Agroforestry in Action. University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry. 2008.
MILLARD, Edward. Incorporating Agroforestry Approaches into Commodity Value Chain. Environmental Management, 48, 365–377. 2011.

Selected scientific journals, databases and special issues

Advances in Agroforestry Series
Agroforestry systems
Current Opinion on Sustainability: Issue on Agroforestry (February 2014)
Environmental Management
World Agroforestry Centre Publications Database

 1. The links are provided only when documents are available free. These links are provided for reference and do not imply any endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation. 

last updated:  Thursday, July 23, 2015