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.
Considerations for agroforestry finance: a source of patient capital, mapping out cash flow needs and matching them to crop maturation, making full use of existing investments, and diversify, don’t diworseify.
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 …
Planning agroforestry can leave producers confused by the array of information needed. Start with clearly stated goals and then make detailed assessments of the markets, finances and resources, production setting, production system and support available to you.