Scoping document: state of agroforestry information across Europe - ETC/BD Working paper N°C/2015

01 Dec 2015

Iulian Petchesi

The main objectives of this document are to review the concept of agroforestry from a European perspective and present in a synthetic way the main projects, initiatives and maps concerning agroforestry practices.

The scoping document is structured in the following chapters. Chapter 2 briefly reviews the definitions of the term agroforestry in a broad sense and the classifications of agroforestry practices in Europe. An overview of the Pan-European maps delimiting agroforestry areas and related lands is shown in Chapter 3. The next chapter goes into detail about some relevant ongoing projects and initiatives (Chapter 4). Chapter 5 presents some examples of agroforestry mapping activities in several countries. Chapter 6 draws some conclusions.

Prepared by: Celia García Feced (from ETC/BD-MNHN, FR)