Trees for Life: Accelerating the Impacts of Agroforestry
The 3rd World Congress on Agroforestry will be held in Delhi, India, 10 – 14 February 2014, co-hosted by the World Agroforestry Centre and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. It will shape the next steps in the field of integrative science, transformative change in landscapes, tree improvement, innovative tree-based value chains, debates on global and local sustainability, reform of land and tree tenure and holistic education.
Building on the legacy of the 2nd congress in 2009, the 3rd World Congress on Agroforestry 2014 will act as a springboard to accelerate the impacts of agroforestry, build people’s livelihoods, increase the vitality of the landscape and drive the adoption of large-scale innovations.
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While agroforestry technologies have been shown to increase production and food security and contribute to income generation, how can we ensure the science of agroforestry truly has a positive impact on development?
A session on Bridging Science and Development, during the second day of the World Congress of Agroforestry, will explore the...Read More »
The Congress Organising Committee has decided to extend early registration deadline to 30 December 2013, to encourage more participants to register for the congress with benefits of lower registration fees. From 31 December 2013, the regular registration fee will apply.Read More »
The Congress will feature Keynote Addresses, Plenary Discussions and Breakout Sessions,...
To give interested parties a last chance to contribute to the deliberations, the Organizing Committee of the World Congress on Agroforestry 2014 has decided to extend the deadline for submitting an abstracts to 15 October 2013.
The Congress will feature Keynote Addresses, Plenary Discussions and Breakout Sessions, structured around the business, development...Read More »
Trees in the landscape provide goods and services that are important to the livelihoods, welfare and wellbeing of people in the landscape, and beyond it. Such services that benefit humankind are regulating water flow, preventing erosion, protecting biodiversity and even providing beautiful scenery.
However, decisions to cut, plant or otherwise manage these...Read More »
Farmers in developing countries will have to face the main impacts of climate change: extreme weather events like tornadoes, floods and droughts. Unreliable rainfall and rising temperatures will threaten food supplies, crops and livestock. At the same time, farming households will lose the ability to cope with these stresses. Putting trees...Read More »
Professor M.S. Swaminathan has been confirmed as a keynote speaker for the World Congress on Agrofroestry 2014. Professor Swaminathan is known as the 'Father of the Green Revolution in India' for his leadership and success in introducing and further developing high-yielding varieties of wheat in India. He is the...Read More »
World Congress on Agroforestry 2014 will be organising fieldtrips for participants on February 13-14 to close out the congress. The fleld trips will be throughout the South Asian region and demonstrating in-person some of the topics previously addressed in the days leading up to the trips.
With a total of 6 tracks,...Read More »
Submissions are now being accepted for WCA 2014 abstracts and posters through our dedicated abstracts portal. We will be displaying these on-site at the Congress in Delhi from February 10-14, 2014 at the Kempinski Ambience Shahdara hotel where the majority of the conference will take place.
Deadline for submissions is September 30,...Read More »
Congress schedule is announced for World Congress on Agroforestry, February 10-14, 2014 in Delhi. The four-day event looks to offer a broad array of activities fostering an unique opportunity for the business and research communities to interact.
The WCA 2014 is formatted to promote cross-disciplinary cooperation between science and innovation, food and...Read More »
Nairobi, Kenya – The World Agroforestry Centre announces its congress taking place in February 2014 in Delhi in association with the Indian Council on Agricultural Research. The congress aims to accelerate the contribution that trees can make to world development.
The Congress will attract 1200 participants, drawn from the private sector, NGOs,...Read More »