7 January 2016

Agroforestry at the Oxford Real Farming Conference, UK

The integration of trees and farming featured highly at the Oxford Real Farming Conference at the Oxford Town Hall in the UK on 7 January 2016. 

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17 December 2015

Release of the French National Plan for the Development of Agroforestry

The French Minister of Agriculture, Stéphane Le Foll, released the French National Plan for the Development of Agroforestry in Paris on 17 December 2015. The event was attended by more than 200 people including delegates of farmers unions, research institutes, and farming and forestry extension agencies. The plan includes all forms of agroforestry: trees inside and around fields, in arable and grazing systems, isolated trees, aligned trees, hedges, and alley-cropping and silvopastoral systems.

Release of the French National Plan for the Development of Agroforestry

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9 December 2015

Education in Agroforestry: Building Today’s and Tomorrow’s Agriculture

During 2014 and 2015, the European Union has supported the AgroFE project focused on “Agroforestry Education in Europe”

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17 November 2015

Wood Pastures and the Common Agricultural Policy

AGFORWARD researcher, Dr Tibi Hartel, played a key role in the “Europe’s Wood Pasture” Seminar held on 17 November at the European Parliament.

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12 September 2015

AGFORWARD supported a successful “Agroforestry Day” at the European Union Pavilion at EXPO2015 in Milan. The photograph above shows the “Tree of Life” situated immediately outside the pavilion.

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3-5 september 2015

CEST 2015

Anastasia Pantera presented research from the AGFORWARD project at the 14th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2015) at Rhodes in Greece. The conference provides a forum for engineers, scientists, managers and other professionals to discuss emerging issues.

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13-17 July 2015

World Congress on Integrated Crop-Livestock-Forest Systems

Paul Burgess, of Cranfield University and Co-ordinator of the AGFORWARD project, presented work from AGFORWARD at the World Congress on Integrated Crop-Livestock-Forest Systems held at Brasilia in Brazil from 13 to 17 July 2015. Paul gave a plenary presentation on “Financial and economic benefits of integrated crop-livestock-tree systems in Europe” and presented a poster on “At what scale should livestock-forest systems be considered”.

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23-26 June 2015

AGFORWARD 2nd General Assembly

The AGFORWARD consortium held a productive Second General Assembly at the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania in Crete between 24 and 26 June 2015. The host was Professor Anastasia Pantera from TEI Stereas Elladas. In total 47 researchers attended the meeting, including 13 people for the first time.

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1-3 June 2015

North American Agroforestry Conference

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