Agroforestry (AF) is the practice of deliberately integrating woody vegetation (trees or shrubs) with crop and/or animal systems to benefit from the resulting ecological and economic interactions.
Do you have two minutes? Meet AgroForestry Innovation NETwork. AFINET aims to increase the use of agroforestry systems, a smart way to do agriculture.
Between June and October 2018, more than 270 agents of the agroforestry sector from all over Europe met in the 9 regions where the AFINET project is acting.
Take a look how did it go the first portuguese RAIN meeting attended by a total of 30 RAIN members. During the meeting the participants were asked to identify bottlenecks/knowledge gaps and challenges/innovations from agroforestry systems covering silvopastoral, silvoarable and tree hedgerows systems.
In May 2017, Organic Research Centre held the first AFINET UK Workshop. Sharing Knowledge, improving practice and enhancing livelihoods were the aims of the meeting.
UK RAIN workshop. Capturing the process of a day exploring the potential benefits of integrating tree and vegetable production.
Visita a Grândola, a um montado atingido pelos graves fogos florestais ocorridos em Portugal, durante o ano de 2017. Como retomar o potencial produtivo?
The pruning of the olive trees is one of the most expensive management components which, in ordinary climatic conditions, has the greatest influence on olives production. Simplified polyconic vase pruning limits the variability of production keeping the trees in balance, favoring high and constant productivity.