1. 01/01/1988 The importance of trees grown under agroforest system, especially in Kenya and other tropical-subtropical countries, cannot be overstated. Trees provide environmental protection, building materials, energay as charcoal and fuelwood, shade and aesthetics and food for both human beings and...
  2. This publication discusses the role of fruit trees in tropical agroforestry systems.
  3. The emphasis in this report is on Africa, but extensive use is made of experiences from other areas and the report's conclusions are therefore applicable to all tropical regions in the developing world. The report is addressed mainly to agroforestry practitioners--both foresters and...
  4. 01/12/1997 Agroforestry refers to land use systems in which trees or shrubs are grown in association with agricultural crops, or pastures and livestock. From its inception, it has contained a strong element of soil management. Well-designed and managed agroforestry systems have the potential to control...
  5. Agroforestry is concerned with the role of wood plants in farming systems; it deals in particular with mixed cropping systems on the farm. The hope is that this book will foster understanding of the issues, so that the reader can adapt a specific agroforestry application to his or her local...
  6. 20/01/2000 During the Green Revolution in many developing countries, agroforestry systems tended to reflect modern agricultural systems by their intensive use of fertilizers, pesticides, and site modifications to fit the desired crop. Since the 1980's, agroforestry has learned from traditional indigenous...
  7. Pacific Islanders were once among the most self-sufficient and well-nourished peoples in the world. Their traditional agricultural systems integrated trees with production, a practice known as agroforestry. This book provides practical guidelines for planting and using trees in landscapes,...
  8. This report provides an overview of agroforestry in the Sahel today, the basic problems that are encountered in the current practice of agroforestry, and the opportunities that are available to donors such as the Agency for International Development, to promote agroforestry in the region.
  9. This book consolidates the descriptive results of a pantropical project called Agroforestry Systems Inventory (AFSI), undertaken by the International Council for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF) from 1982 to 1987. Since agroforestry was a relatively new term when the project was initiated, the...
  10. Abstract,Sustainable Agriculture–Beyond Organic Farming, 2016 Agriculture faces the unprecedented task of feeding a world population of 9 billion people by 2050 while simultaneously avoiding harmful environmental and social effects. One effort to meet this challenge has been organic farming, with...