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AGRO-FORESTRY

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French Equivalent: Agroforestage

Definition:
Agro-forestry is the collective term used for land- use systems and technologies in which woody perennials (trees, shrubs, palms, bamboo’s and so forth) are deliberately used on the same land management unit as agricultural crops and/or animals, in some form of either spatial arrangement or temporal sequence.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Agriculture and fisheries statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Friday, February 28, 2003