News and Events

Photo by: Pascal Xicluna/agriculture.gouv.fr
19-12-2019

The Agroforestry Development Plan (2015-2020) is reaching is fifth year. Mr Christophe Pinard is policy officer for biodiversity and agroforestry at the French Ministry of Agriculture and agreed to give EURAF his opinion about this plan.

19-12-2019

The workshop included both seminars and field trips, and covered the wide range of agroforestry systems we have in Sweden, from the household forest gardens to forest grazing and alley cropping systems on farm scale.

19-12-2019

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) published its final version of the Special Report on Climate Change and Land. The report focuses on the most relevant global developments in land use over time. 

18-12-2019

Scientists, consultants and practitioners from Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic and Switzerland discussed, in Germany, the latest trends and findings in agroforestry.

18-12-2019

AFINET project, where EURAF is represented, is coming to an end. Partners gathered in Asse, Belgium, to plant the first trees.

17-12-2019

With a total budget of 3,3 Million Euros and a 2,9 Million EU-contribution through the ENI CBC Med Programme, LIVINGAGRO project involves 6 organizations from 4 different countries.

13-12-2019

The seminar was attended by about 80 participants including local agricultural and forestry experts, as well as farmers interested in this type of farming. Representatives from neighboring Slovakia were also present at the conference.

12-12-2019

Both the events have given the opportunity to present and promote EURAF 2020 conference in Nuoro (Sardinia) next May.

02-12-2019

Minister Andrew Doyle spoke at BioFarm 2019 – Ireland’s Biological Farming Conference.

30-11-2019

One of the events was a conference where were made a number of important decisions regarding agroforestry.

09-11-2019

The aim of the seminar was to discuss how to apply the successional Agroforestry concept to temperate pedo-climate and how apply research methods to that system. All the participants (Ernst Gotsch, scientists, farmers) had been invited to intervene in order to have a complete and replicable analysis system.

09-11-2019

"The Guardian" published a long article from bread to agroforestry and Martin Wolfe. "He understood earlier than most that adding more chemicals was not a sustainable answer, and looked for different ways to grow healthy crops".

05-11-2019

EcoSummit 2020 will have a focus on coastal and marine ecosystems including adjacent terrestrial ecosystems and all habitats that are integrated within those ecosystems, including river networks, wetlands and catchments.

03-11-2019

The Portuguese delegates of the Executive Committee from the European Agroforestry Federation (EURAF) are concerned about the transfer of the National Office of Forests from the Portuguese Ministry of Agriculture, Forest and Rural Development to the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Action, as a result of the new government constitution after the election held on 6th of October 2019.

29-10-2019

International conference “Afforestation in a changing climate” highlighted the need of agroforestry implementation in Central and South-Eastern Europe.

28-10-2019

Dagnija Lazdina and Arta Bardule are EURAF's Latvian national delegate and sub-delegate.

24-10-2019

We are glad to announce the 5th European Agroforestry Conference (EURAF 2020):

The conference will take place in Nuoro, Sardinia (Italy), from the 17th to the 19th of May 2021.

 

21-09-2019

The film includes farmers’ stories, from 9 different European countries, about their relationship and experiences with Agroforestry. 

 

 

21-09-2019

They were elected recently by an electronic vote of the 109 French members of EURAF.

Photo by: Gabriela Brändle, Agroscope
18-09-2019

Agroforestry systems on this 9% of agricultural land could mitigate up to 43% of agricultural greenhouse gas emissions in Europe it is stated in a media release of Felix Herzog (Swiss sub delegate) and Sonja Kay (EURAF member).