29 November 2017

Agroforestry at the European Parliament

You are invited to a meeting at the European Parliament, hosted by Paul Brannen MEP, to hear and discuss how Agroforestry and European Research are boosting the revenues and resilience of Europe’s farmers.

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23 June 2017

Practical Agroforestry in the UK and Ireland

Immediately after the Agroforestry 2017 Conference, Cranfield University also hosted the UK Farm Woodland Forum meeting which focused on “Practical Agroforestry in the UK and Ireland”.

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22 June 2017

UK Agroforestry 2017 Conference at Cranfield University

Over 250 delegates attended the successful “Agroforestry 2017” conference organised by the Woodland Trust, the Soil Association and the Royal Forestry Society, with support from the AGFORWARD project, at Cranfield University in the UK on 22 June 2017.

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17-18 May 2017

AGFORWARD Fourth General Assembly in Portugal

AGFORWARD held a successful Fourth General Assembly at Herdade do Freixo do Meio near Montemor-o-Novo in Portugal between 17 and 19 May 2017.

 

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4 April 2017

Agroforestry in the UK

Paul Burgess has produced a brief article on “Agroforestry in the UK” for the quarterly journal of the Royal Forestry Society. The article highlights the forthcoming UK Agroforestry Conference at Cranfield University on 22 June 2017, which will be followed by a workshop entitled Practical Agroforestry in the British Isles on 23 June 2017. The article explains why agroforestry in the UK is important, topical, how it is being used to market food products, improve productivity, address climate-change and flood management, and how it depends on dynamic farmers and foresters.

Burgess, P.J. (2017). Agroforestry in the UK. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Forestry Society 111(2): 111-116.

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26 March 2017

New papers describing the ecosystem services of agroforestry

Three papers have been published, with the support of the AGFORWARD project, describing new assessments of the ecosystem services of selected agroforestry practices in Europe.

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22 March 2017

New paper on extent of agroforestry in EU

On 22 March 2017, a paper led by Michael den Herder on the “current extent and stratification of agroforestry in the European Union” became available on-line as it was published by a Journal called “Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment”.

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21-22 March 2017

Second Meeting of the EIP European Focus Group on Agroforestry

The second and final meeting of the EIP-Agri European Focus Group on Agroforestry took place in Portogruaro in the Veneto region of Italy on 21-22 March 2017.

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20 March 2017

Agroforestry in Northern Italy

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Valerio Bondesan and Cristina dalla Valle of Veneto Agricoltura in Northern Italy hosted a visit by Paul Burgess on 20 March 2017.

 

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