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Trees & Agroforestry


Woodland Carbon Guarantee is launched

16th Nov 2019

Source: 4th November, Ian Gambles Forestry Commission

We all know that urgent action to tackle climate change is needed.

The UK is the first major economy to legislate for net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. Trees are vital in the fight against climate change but trees take time to grow and store carbon, which is why we need to plant trees now if we want to reach net zero emissions by 2050.

AFINET project resources

22nd Oct 2019

As the AFINET project comes to an end, there is a wealth of technical articles, factsheets, and video tutorials that are all available through the website here

Agroforestry is a type of climate-smart agriculture (CSA) practice of deliberately integrating woody vegetation (trees or shrubs) with crop and/or animal systems to benefit from the resulting ecological and economic interactions. The AFINET project aimed to foster exchange and knowledge transfer between science and farmers. 

European Agroforestry Conference Report

11th Nov 2016

The report below was written by Niels Corfield.

In late May, 250 Delegates, from as far away as China and Brazil, with a large contingent from France and Europe gathered in Montpelier for the 2016 European Agroforestry Conference. Research, practices and experiences were shared from academics and managers alike were shared across 2 days of conference and 1 day of tours.