Getting Started in Agroforestry: Part 5, Production System

Designing an agroforestry production system to fit your goals can be an excercise in frustration. Firstly, agroforestry can become complex because of the large number of moving parts. Your focus should therefore, be to design for outcomes, not unnecessary complexity. Secondly, agroforestry is plagued by a word-storm of terminology. This can leave you feeling great […]

Getting Started in Agroforestry: Part 4, Production Setting

Getting started in agroforestry requires an assessment of your agroforestry production setting. This includes the biophysical potential, existing infrastructure and other resources, as well as the rules and regulations you must follow.

Getting Started in Agroforestry: Part 2, Markets

Agroforestry markets and marketing is one of the five key areas you should explore before establishing a new venture. After setting your production and conservation goals, your next planning step should focus on markets. Where and how you sell the ‘fruits’ of your labour is ultimately the most important factor in the success of agroforestry […]