The Congress is structured to generate outputs that 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.
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The 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. The World Congress on Agroforestry 2014 (WCA14) 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.


With the aim to significantly boost awareness, engagement and investments in agroforestry, the Congress will attract up to 1200 participants, including pre-eminent researchers, senior politicians and donors, as well as major businesses with concerns for sustainable development. WCA14 will produce a global roadmap with clear targets for the future of agroforestry.

Monday, 10 February, 2014
South Asia Day, Vigyan Bhawan, Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi
0800 –0900 Buses transport participants to Vigyan Bhawan
0900 – 1030 Registration at Vigyan Bhawan Annex
1030 - 1130 Coffee and tea served at Vigyan Bhawan Atrium courtesy of the Indian Tourist Development Corporation (ITDC)
1130 - 1145 All participants seated in Vigyan Bhawan Plenary Hall
1200 – 1330 Opening Ceremony
Inaugural address by Shri Pranab Mukherjee, Honourable President of India
Panel of dignitaries
Shri Sharad Pawar, Honourable Minister of Agriculture and Food Processing Industries
Dr M. Veerappa Moily, Honourable Minister of Environment and Forest
Shri Ashish Bahuguna, Secretary of Agriculture
Dr S Ayyappan, Secretary of the Department of Agricultural Research and Education and the Director General of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research
Dr Anthony J. Simons, Director General of the World Agroforestry Centre
Krishi Karman award ceremony
Honouring farmers from Andhra Pradesh,Arunachal Pradesh,Assam,Bihar,Chhattisgarh,Haryana,Jharkhand,Madhya Pradesh,Maharashtra,Manipur, Meghalaya,Mizoram,Odisha,Punjab,Tripura,Uttar Pradesh,West Bengal
Youth awards
1330–1430 Lunch – courtesy of the Indian Tourist Development Corporation
Plenary 1
Venue: Vigyan Bhawan Plenary Hall
1430–1435 ICAR Song
1435–1440 Introduction of keynote speaker and panelists
Dr. S. Ayyappan, Secretary Department of Agricultural Research and Education & Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
1445–1515 Keynote Address
Dr. M S Swaminathan, Emeritus Chairman & Chief Mentor MS Swaminathan Research
1515–1535 Panel discussions
Dr Dina Nath Tiwari, Founder and Head of Utthan, Centre for Sustainable Development and Poverty Alleviation
Dr R S Paroda, Chairman, Trust for Advancement of Agricultural Sciences and Executive Secretary, Asia Pacific Association of Agricultural Research Institutes
Prof. H P M Gunasena, Chairman, Coconut Research Institute, Lunuwila, Sri Lanka
Dr Rita Sharma, Secretary, National Advisory Council, Government of India
1535-1545 National Agroforestry Policy: a brief overview
1545-1550 Wrap up
Dr. M S Swaminathan, Emeritus Chairman & Chief Mentor MS Swaminathan Research
  Breakout Sessions
1550–1720 Breakout Session 1
Theme: Agroforestry systems, income and environmental benefits
Theme Leader: PKR Nair

1.1 Policy on agroforestry and tree-based farming systems
Venue: Plenary hall
Chair: J S Samra and K B Thampi
Agroforestry research in Indonesia: where to go for the next two decades
Dede Rohadi
Mediating factors of agroforestry changes in Vietnam: implications for agroforestry development
Hoa Thi Nguyen
The role of agroforestry in newly allotted forest lands in tribal Odisha
Kamla Khanal
CAFNET – first effort in India to value ecosystem services from coffee-based agroforestry systems
Cheppudira Kushalappa
Agroforestry systems in China - a proposed classification for Chinese tropical agroforestry
Xiao Guo
Trees on private lands: a regulatory impact analysis in select states in India
Chetan Agarwal
1.2 Agroforestry for rural employment and income generation,
Venue: Hall 4
Chair: AK Singh and B Mohan Kumar
Tree-borne oil seed crops – a step towards building energy security in rural India
Balakrishna Gowda
Santalum yasi Seem. a vital agroforestry species for rural employment and livelihoods development in Fiji
Saurindra Narayan Goswami
Implementation of agroforestry for poverty alleviation and livelihood improvement in
the state of Tripura, India
Avinash M Kanfade
Role of agroforestry in poverty alleviation at Ghatail Upazilla of the Tangail District,
Md. Wasiul Islam
Ensuring integrated timber and non-timber forest product marketing for improving rural livelihoods: lessons learnt from Indonesia
Muktasam Abdurrahman
Yamunanagar – a model of a symbiotic relationship between farmers and woodbased industries
Raj Kumar Sapra
1.3 Land reclamation: Bio-drainage and salinity control,
Venue: Hall 5
Chair: Gurbachan Singh and JC Dagar
Biodrainage: an ecofriendly agroforestry technique for controlling waterlogging, livelihood security and carbon sequestration
Jagdish Dagar
Rehabilitation of degraded sodic land through agroforestry and monoculture plantations
Kripal Singh
Biodrainage as successful models for combating water logging in canal commands
– some case studies
Rajbir Singh
Cultivation of intercrops inside biodrainage (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) vegetation under a waterlogged ecosystem in Odisha
Somnath Roy Chowdhury
Biodrainage for salinity control: myth or reality for the Indian monsoonal climate
P S Minhas
Potential of tree plantations for wastewater disposal: Long term use in Eucalyptus
R K Yadav
1.4 Drylands and agroforestry,
Venue: Hall 6
Chair: VN Sharda and B Venkateswarlu
Design and development of agroforestry systems in low rainfall regions of India for combating climate change
Murari Mohan Roy
Improving productivity of common grazing resources in hot arid region of India through participatory pasture development
Arun Misra
Livelihood diversification through agroforestry in semi-arid regions of India
Prasad JVNS
Cultivating resilient landscapes - opportunities for restoring degraded and vulnerable lands with agroforestry systems
Matilda Palm
Bamboo-based agroforestry for livelihood security and environmental protection in semi-arid regions of India
Sudhir P Ahlawat
Beyond the project cycle: ex-post assessment of agroforestry adoption and management in semi-arid Karnataka
James Brockington
1720–1750 Tea/coffee break – Book release: details in daily announcement
1750–1920 Breakout Session 2
Theme: Climate change, multi-functionality, livestock and fish systems
Theme Leader: Giashudin Miah

2.1 Agroforestry for climate change mitigation and adaptation,
Venue: Plenary Hall
Chair: B M S Rathore
Below-ground carbon stocks of 21-year-old Grevillea robusta stands in the humid tropics of Kerala
Samritika Thakur
Climate change and agroforestry management in Sri Lanka: adverse impacts, adaptation strategies and policy implications
Mangala Premakumara De Zoysa
Yield, carbon density and climate change impact on bagras (Eucalyptus deglupta Blume) in corn-based hedgerow intercropping
Richmund Palma
CO2 sequestration estimation for the litsea-cassava agroforestry model in the Central Highlands of Vietnam
Bao Huy
Assessment of carbon stocks and fractions under agroforestry plantation in the hilly ecosystems of northeast India
Ramesh Thangavel
Greenhouse gas mitigation in a landscape perspective - a case study from semi-arid regions of India
Prasad V N S Jasti
2.2 Tropical home gardens: multifunctionality and benefits,
Venue: Hall 4
Chair: P K R Nair
Carbon stock and tree diversity of dry-zone homegardens in southern Sri Lanka
Eskil Mattsson
The multiple drivers of homegarden decline in Kerala, India
Thomas Arcadius Fox
Floral and avifaunal composition, richness and diversity of traditional agroforestry homegardens on the Konkan coast of Maha
Kumarsukhadeo Prakash Gadekar
The potential of palms in Southeast Asian agroforestry systems and home gardens
Anders Sánchez Barfod
REDD+ benefits to encourage good practices outside forest lands: a case study in Vietnam
Hoan Trong Do
Homegarden agroforestry for socioeconomic, ecological and environmental sustainability in Sri Lanka
DKNG Pushpakumara
Quest for an appropriate bamboo species in tropical homegardens - can Dendrocalamus stocksii (Munro) fit the bill?
Syam Viswanath

2.3 Tree fodder and animal nutrition,
Venue: Hall 5
Chairs: Punjab Singh and P S Pathak
Sustainable fodder production strategy through utilization of wastelands in hills
Jaideep Kumar Bisht
Nutritional value and mineral profile of forest foliages in the temperate SubHimalayas
Biswanath Sahoo
Fodder production through agroforestry: a boon for profitable sheep and goat farming
Bandeswaran Chinnaondi
Development of suitable silvipasture models for meeting the fodder requirements in Tamil Nadu
Divya M P
Growth and yield of agricultural crops intercropped under three multipurpose trees in Mizoram, northeast India
P C Vanlalhlun
Traditional agroforestry systems for the rural development in the hills of Garhwal Himalaya, India
Arvind Bijalwan
  Evening programme
1920–1930 Buses depart from Vigyan Bhawan to Ashok Hotel
1930–2015 Cultural programme, Ashok Hotel
2015–2200 Cocktail followed by Inaugural Dinner, Ashok Hotel
2200 Buses depart from Ashok Hotel to various hotels
Tuesday, 11 February, 2014
0700–0900 Buses transport participant from hotels to venue Kempinski Ambience, Shahdara
  Plenary 2: The role of business in accelerating the impacts of agroforestry
Venue: Plenary Hall
0900–0910 Welcome remarks and introduction of Chair, keynote speaker and panelists
Tony Simons, Director General, World Agroforestry Centre
0910–0930 Keynote address
Howard Shapiro, Chief Agricultural Officer, Mars Inc.
0930–1025 Plenary keynotes and panel discussion
The role of business in accelerating the impacts of agroforestry
RK Pachauri,
Panel Chair (TBC)
Shri Krishna Byre Gowda, Minister of Agriculture, Karnataka (TBC)
Howard Shapiro, Chief Agricultural Officer, Mars Inc.
Bernard Giraud, President, Livelihoods Venture, Danone
Tristan Lecomte, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Pur Project and Ashoka Fellow (TBC)
1025–1030 Wrap up
Tony Simons, Director General, World Agroforestry Centre
1030–1100 Tea/coffee break – Book release: J. C. Dagar, A. K. Singh, and A. Arunachalam (eds). 2013. Agroforestry Systems in India: Livelihood Security & Ecosystem Services. Advances in Agroforestry 10, Springer
  Breakout sessions
1100–1230 Breakout session 3
The business of agroforestry: applying science
Theme leader: Roger Leakey

3.1 The viability of trees as crops: agroforestry, pulp and wood-based enterprises, cocoa and coffee,
Venue:Emerald room
Chair: Zac Tchoundjeu
Agroforestry for food and wood security: an industry experience in India
H D Kulkarni
Highest wood production by poplar (Populus deltoides) clones under agroforestry systems in Punjab State, India - a case study
Mohammed Haque
Small farm diversification strategies by coffee farmers around Mount Kenya in Kenya
Sammy Carsan
Cacao agroforestry system - improving productivity and profitability of smallholder cacao in Sulawesi
Cocoa agroforestry systems vs. monocultures under conventional and organic management - results from tropical Bolivia
Christian Andres
3.2 Biofuels: using trees as a sustainable energy resource,
Venue:Turquoise room
Chair: Navin Sharma
A tool for more sustainable fuel use? Carbon finance for cookstoves in India
Olivia Freeman
Alley coppice: an innovative agroforestry system that combines timber and energy wood production
C Dupraz
A novel model for mangrove agroforestry to provide livelihoods and biofuel feedstock
Koteswara Rao Karanam
Trees as a global source of energy: from fuelwood and charcoal to pyrolysis-driven electricity generation and biofuels
Philip Dobie
Agroforestry - a promising option for tree-borne oil seed production
P Kumar
3.3 Improving nutrition through agroforestry: the business case,
Venue:Coral room
Chairs: Ramni Jamnadass
Potential of fruit trees in the drylands of Sub-Saharan Africa for food and nutrition security and income generation
Katja Kehlenbeck
Indigenous trees incubators in agroecological zones in Kenya for the commercialization of nutritional foods
Anja Oussoren
Wildlife, a forgotten resource of agroforestry and shifting cultivation landscapes
Robert Nasi
The effect of tree cover on child nutrition in Indonesia: examining the relationship between tree cover consumption of micronutrient-rich foods
Amy Ickowitz
Moringa - a vegetable tree for improved nutrition, health and income of smallholder farmers
A W Ebert
3.4 Building livelihoods on tree products,
Venue:Sapphire room
Chairs:Ram Prasad and K D Singh
Short-rotation coppice agroforestry for charcoal small business in Papua New Guinea
Ian Nuberg
Can farmers actually DO business? A proposition on building smallholder-level livelihoods using a business approach
Aulia Perdana
Timber production and poverty: management strategy of smallholder timber farmers in West Java, Indonesia
Mohamad Siarudin
Agroforestry option for improving livelihood and environment: case study from eastern Indonesia
Promotion of teak under an agroforestry system for enhancing rural livelihood
Pramod Shukla
Socioeconomic factors influencing position of women in fruits and vegetables value chains in the Coast region, Tanzania
Martha Swamila
3.5 Public-private partnerships: adding value to develop markets for producers,
Venue:Ruby room
Chairs:Patrick Worms
Public-private partnerships on tree domestication for sustainable agroforestry and business innovations: Allanblackia spp.
Daniel A. Ofori
Conservation and sustainable agriculture project in Bajo Mira and Fronterra territory, Colombia
Maria Paula Navas
Attracting mainstream investment in agroforestry: the Global Sustainable Agroforestry Fund
Lieske van Santen
Cooperation or capture? The politics of private partnerships for sustainable coffee agroforestry
Arshiya Bose
How agroindustries influence cocoa growers’ cropping practices in Cameroon?
Sarah Langrand
The business of agroforestry: opportunities and challenges for commercial investment in agroforestry-based ventures
Sagun Saxena
3.6 Valuing the environmental services of trees in the landscape,
Venue:Jade room
Chairs:Meine Van Noordwijk, Beria Leimona and Terry Sunderland
Valuing the environmental services of trees in the landscape: an introduction
Beria Leimona
Synergies and trade-offs amongst multiple functions of trees in agricultural landscapes
Shem Kuyah
Quantification and valuation of ecosystem services of temperate tree-based intercropping systems in Quebec, Canada
Alain Olivier
The French green and blue corridors implementation process: challenges for agroforestry
Sylvie Guillerme
Can payments for ecosystem services steer sustainable management of forest patches in an agricultural landscape?
Nasta Babirye
Forest conservation policy and motivational crowding: experimental evidence from Tanzania
Brent Swallow
1230–1400 Lunch - Launch of the World Agroforestry Centre book ‘Trees for Life’
1400–1530 Breakout session 4
Theme: Sustaining development through agroforestry
Theme leader: Fergus Sinclair

4.1 Meeting development challenges with integrated approaches,
Venue:Emerald room
Chair: D N Tewari and K G Saxena
Inclusive green economy, sustainable development and agroforestry with special reference to the South
Maharaj Krishen Muthoo
Agroforestry research in India: experience of 100 years with a focus on an organized national programme
Shiv Kumar Dhyani
Sustainable access to energy: charcoal for the poor to save biodiversity in the eastern Congo (RDC)
Girish Pujar
Assessing aboveground biomass carbon stock of miombo woodlands and (its) controlling factors in southern Africa
Lulseged Tamene
Participatory agroforestry development and sloping land user group in DPR Korea
Jun He
Spice market value chains and implications for development in the east Usambaras, Tanzania
Renee Bullock
4.2 The gender dimensions of applying agroforestry innovation,
Venue:Turquoise room
Chair: Delia Catacutan
Gender matters in agroforestry in dry and degraded lands? An analysis from tribal India
Purabi Bose
Gender, sheep and trees in Zan Coulibaly, Mali: methodological approaches
Jean Bonneville
From rubber agroforestry to oil palm plantations in Sumatra, Indonesia: shifting gender roles
Ratna Akiefnawati
Gender equity in payments for environmental services: analysis of pilot projects in Asia and Africa
Mamta Vardhan
Agricultural (in)justices: investigating feminization of agriculture and its implications to food security in Nepal
Sujata Tamang
Mother Earth: women’s role in cacao agroforestry decision process in coastal Ecuador
Trent Duane Blare
4.3 Adapting to climate change,
Venue:Coral room
Chair:Cheikh Mbouw and Todd Rosenstock
Choosing suitable agroforestry species, varieties and seed sources for future climates with ensemble approaches
Roeland Kindt
In search of dynamic linkages between agroforestry and ecosystem-based adaptation: a case study of the Mid Hills of Nepal
Racchya Shah
Climate change adaptation: strategies of smallholder upland farmers in the Philippines
Leila Landicho
Livelihood improvement of farming communities vulnerable to land degradation and climate change
Sarath Premalal Nissanka
Agroforestry, a viable strategy for climate change mitigation and livelihood
Sumit Chakravarty
Carbon sequestration and emission reduction through tree- and energy-based interventions for mitigating climate change
Dibakar Mahanta
Agroforestry interventions through carbon finance – a viable option in mitigation of climate change
Amol Vasishth
4.4 Bridging science and development,
Venue:Sapphire room
Chair:Daniel Callo-Concha and Anna Schwachula
ZEF experience and track bridging science and development: agroforestry examples
Christian Borgemeister
Scaling-up the science to create an EverGreen Agriculture in African countries
Joerg Lohmann
Agroforestry systems as components of agroecological transition processes in eastern Amazonia and associated public policy - emphasis on the state of Pará, Brazil
Tatiana Deane de Abreu Sá
Exploring the incentives for on-farm adoption of agroforestry in degraded cropping areas in Uzbekistan
Asia Khamzina
Farmer to farmer interpersonal communication in agroforestry innovation dissemination in Sulawesi, Indonesia
Endri Martini
Fodder tree technology: extension and adoption challenges in northern Malawi
Greg Toth
Conservation and livelihood impacts of an agroforestry system: a case study of the Kavrepalanchok district of Nepal
Bishnu Hari Pandit
4.5 Increasing food production through trees on farms,
Venue:Ruby room
Chair:Fergus Sinclair
Farmer motivations and participatory trial design for enhancing food security through developing farm tree resources in Ethiopia
Abayneh Derero
Introducing trees on sloping land to improve livelihoods in northwest Vietnam
Lua Hoang
Edible, multi-purpose Australian acacias for agroforestry farming systems in Africa's drylands
Peter Cunningham
Revitalizing African agriculture from the ground up: a case study of soil fertility, fertilizer subsidy and agroforestry
Viola Glenn
The value of local knowledge about tree management in designing agroforestry interventions to improve food security
Anne Kuria
Prospects for integrating trees in crop fields: a synthesis across India
David Harris
4.6 Building development abilities through education and capacity development,
Venue:Jade room
Chair:Mehmood Hassan and A Yaye
The master tree grower and peer group mentoring programmes: building farmer and community capacity
Rowan Reid
Integrating knowledge management and ICT4D in capacity building for agroforestry and natural resource management
Kiringai Kamau
Two decades of agroforestry training, education and research at Université Laval, Québec, Canada
Damase Khasa
Reforming curricula for agribusiness education and training in Africa: the ANAFE focus for the incoming years
Sebastian Chakeredza
Experiential learning practices in Nigerian’s tertiary agricultural education institutions
Marie Louise Tientcheu Avana
1530–1600 Tea/coffee break – Book launch: Atangana et al.,Tropical Agroforestry 2014, Springer
1600–1700 Poster session 1
Venue: see map
All posters covering breakout sessions 1, 2 and 3 will be displayed. Poster presenters will stand by their posters, present a brief description of their work and respond to questions. Concurrent event
Business Hard Talk on agroforestry, moderated by Tony Gourlay
Venue: Kempinski Gardens
1715 Buses leave Kempinski Hotel to other hotels
Wednesday, 12 February, 2014
0700–0900 Buses transport participants from hotels to Kempinski Ambience, Shahdara Plenary 3: Scientific breakthroughs and innovations
Venue: Plenary Hall
0900–0905 Welcome remarks and introduction of keynote speaker and panelists
Dr Ben Chikamai, Director of Kenya Forest Research Institute  
  Keynote addresses
0905–0920 Title: TBC
Dr Jules Pretty, Deputy Vice Chancellor, University of Essex, UK
0920–0935 Innovations in agroforestry research to meet wide challenges: the cases of climate change and food sovereignty
Dr Tatiana Deane de Abreu Sá, agrometeorologist and plant ecophysiologist, Embrapa
0935–1000 Panel discussion
P K R Nair, Distinguished Professor and Director of Center for Subtropical Agroforestry
Eduardo Somarriba, Distinguished Scientist at CATIE
Eduardo Rojas, Assistant Director General Forestry, UN Food and Agriculture Organization, Italy
Kate Schreckenberg, University of Southampton, CUC
H A J Gunathilake, Director, Coconut Research Institute, Sri Lanka
1000–1020 Plenary comments
1020–1030 Wrap up
Dr Jules Pretty and DrTatiana Deane de Abreu Sá
1030–1100 Tea/coffee break – Book launch: P. K. R. Nair and V. D. Nair. 2014. Scientific Writing and Communication in Agriculture and Natural Resources. Springer
  Breakout sessions
1100–1230 Breakout session 5
Theme: Applying science to the future of agroforestry
Theme leader: Eduardo Somarriba

5.1 Humid multi-strata systems
Venue: Emerald room
Chair: Eduardo Somarriba and P Vaast
Strong spatial variability of light use efficiency in a coffee agroforestry system, highlighted by 3D light and gas exchange model
Fabien Charbonnier
Invent a new model for cocoa smallholders: agroforestry, a credible alternative to face an uncertain future
Bruno Rapidel
Linking local ecological knowledge to plant functional traits in coffee and cocoa agroforestry systems in Costa Rica
Jenny Ordonez
Understanding farmers: using role-playing games to explore futures of landscape management in the Western Ghats, India
Claude Garcia
Impacts of a coffee agroforestry system on socioeconomic performance of the upper Sekampung watershed in Sumatra, Indonesia
Bustanul Arifin
Coffee and climate change: the importance of systems thinking
Laurence Jassogne
5.2 New tools and paradigms
Venue: Turquoise room
Chair: Tor Gunnar Vagen
New technologies to old problems: online role-playing games, farmers and coffee agroforestry in the Western Ghats
Jenu Kalla
Agroforestry systems risk/revenue balance: an investors point of view.
Clement Chenost
The end of the sun/shade dichotomy in agroforestry systems: mapping of plant light budgets in multistrata heterogeneous plots
Fabien Charbonnier
Using ground-penetrating radar in agroforestry systems: quantification of tree root distribution and biomass
Kira A Borden
The talking toolkit for facilitating farmer groups on the role of trees for adaptation
Elisabeth Simelton
Combining a numerical model with farmer participation for the design of sustainable and practical agroforestry systems
Bruno Rapidel
5.3 Biodiversity and agroforested habitats
Venue: Coral room
Chair: Edmundo Barrios
Tree-soil interactions and the provision of soil-mediated ecosystem services
Edmundo Barrios
Shade, litter, nematodes, earthworms, termites and companion trees in coffee agroforestry in relation to climate resilience
Kurniatun Hairiah
Impact of rubber tree plantations on soil functional biodiversity and soil organic carbon
Alain Daniel Brauman
The role of coffee agroforestry in the conservation of forest tree diversity and community composition
Vivian Valencia
Effects of local and landscape conditions on insect pollinators in a forest–agricultural landscape of West Java, Indonesia
Dendi Muhamad
The effects of shade, altitude and landscape composition on coffee pests in East Africa
Mattias Jonsson
5.4 Agroforestry of dry and degraded lands
Venue: Sapphire room
Chair: C R Babu, K S Rao and Jan De Leeuw
The Spinal: a sustainable productive alternative for the interior dryland development of the Chilean Central Mediterranean area?
Alejandro Lucero
Trees and resilience in dryland agroforestry systems in eastern African
Jan De Leeuw
Agroforestry for rehabilitation of degraded lands and poor quality waters: livelihood security and mitigating climate change
Jagdish Chander Dagar
Using species distribution models to select climate change-resistant species for ecological restoration of bowé in West
Elie Antoine Padonou
Arbuscular mycorrhizal association and growth response of Faidherbia albida (Del.) A. Chev. as influenced by land use type
Mengisteab Hailemariam
Physiological response of switchgrass for bioenergy alley cropping in soils of varying depths in central Missouri
Sougata Bardhan
5.5 Temperate agroforestry
Venue: Ruby room
Chair:Shibu Jose, S Raju, A Mason and Paul Burgess
Temperate agroforestry in the 21st century: a North American perspective
Shibu Jose
Evaluating nitrogen transfer from the Caragana shelterbelt and its effects on yield and nutrition of forage crops
Anthony Kimaro
Effects of silvopastoral practices on intensively managed quality timber plantations in Spain
Gerardo Moreno
Environmental and biological interactions on productivity of silvopastoral system with Pinus contorta Doug. ex. Loud.
Alvaro Sotomayor
Introducing AGFORWARD – a project to advance agroforestry in Europe
Paul J. Burgess
5.6 The social science of agroforestry ,
Venue: Jade room
Chair: Christine Padoch and Ujjwal Pradhan
TRural livelihoods, HIV/AIDS and agroforestry interventions: social science methods for addressing complex problems
Joleen Timko
The role of informal social networks in agroforestry adoption and management
Marney E Isaac
Transforming land and livelihoods: analysis of agricultural land abandonment in the Mid Hills of Nepal
Krishna Prasad Paudel
Migrants and land markets in Jambi, Indonesia: the prospect of agroforestry development in peatland
Gamma Galudra
Management of Ghana’s modified taungya system: challenges and strategies for improvement
Emmanuel Acheampong
Understanding diversity of smallholder agroforestry and forestry systems in hilly and mountainous landscapes: regional comparisons in Asia
Kiran Asher
Decentralization and forest restoration governance: a comparative study in upland communities of southwest China
Jun He
1230–1400 Lunch – Book launch: details pending
1400–1530 Breakout sessions 6
Theme: Sustaining development through agroforestry
Theme leader: Frank Place

6.1 Policy, governance and international frameworks
Venue: Emerald room
Chair: Andrew Wardell and Frank Place
Revisiting debates on the role of gender in the governance of trees and forests in the context of climate change
Bimbika Sijapati Basnett
Why has community forestry made a limited contribution to agroforestry in Nepal?
Dil Bahadur Khatri
Engagement of private sector in REDD+: issues, opportunities and challenges
Isilda Nhantumbo
Security beyond the political forest: regulation, formalization and timber production in northern Central Java
James Thomas Erbaugh
6.2 Ecology and economics of rubber-based agroforestry
Venue: Turquoise room
Chair: Georg Cadisch and Jianchu Xu
Factors influencing the adoption of improved rubber agroforestry system by rubber smallholder farmers in Indonesia
Dudi Iskandar
Ecosystem services trade-offs and synergies of rubber agroforestry under uncertainty
Grace Ballesfin Villamor
Rapidly increasing demand for rubber drives plantations into ecological margins and threatens biodiversity
Antje Ahrends
The planter's bet. Can family-own rubber farms match global challenges?
Philippe Thaler
Measuring the impact of rubber agroforestry – an integrative ecosystem service assessment framework
Marc Cotter
Small-scale rubber farming and income risk in Xishuangbanna, China
Hermann Waibel
Rubber monoculture or rubber agroforestry: are there implementable policy supports based on results from spatially explicit models?
Zhuangfang Yi
Small scale rubber farming and income risk in Xishuangbanna, China
Hermann Waibel
6.3 The science of scaling up and the trajectory beyond subsistence
Venue: Coral room
Chair: Steve Franzel
Determinants of farm households’ agroforestry technology adoption in Ethiopia: empirical evidence from selected district
Abebe Beyene
Farmer-to-farmer extension: a viable option to enhance agricultural dissemination? Evidence from Cameroon
Ann Degrande
Why volunteer? Insights from farmer to farmer extension in Kenya and Uganda
Evelyne Kiptot
Taking tree-based ecosystem approaches to scale: impacts, drivers and mechanisms
Abigail K Hart
What is the influence of extension methods and approaches on adoption of agroforestry practices in Zambia?
Gillian Kabwe
Agricultural research for development: implications for policy, practice and investment
Philip Dobie
6.4 Landscape approaches
Venue: Sapphire room
Chair: Peter Minang
Landscape approaches, from concept to action: insights from 191 landscape initiatives in Africa and Latin America
Philip Dobie
Environmental services as binding pillars to synergize climate change mitigation and adaptation in rural landscapes
Lalisa A. Duguma
Are innovation platforms possible institutions for integrated natural resource management practices at the landscape level?
Verrah Akinyi Otiende
Freeing the land of the tea legacy - the case of Wild Flower Holdings
Speaker: TBC
The Model Forest landscape approach: innovative territorial governance
Jean-Claude Njomkap
Is agroforestry feasible towards conservation in protected areas? An ongoing case study in rural Mexico
Victor Avila-Akerberg
6.5 Agroforestry, water quality and nutrient export
Venue: Ruby room
Chair: M R Mosquera Losada and Vimala Nair
Innovative technology for water quality protection in agroforestry systems
Vimala Nair
Shade level and tree species composition affect water dynamics in coffee agroforestry systems of the Western Ghats, India
Philippe Vaast
Modelling the effects of adopting agroforestry on basin-scale surface runoff and sediment yield in the Philippines
David Wilson
Chemical attributes of a silviopastoral system with a legume tree and signal grass in the Brazilian savanna
Rodrigo Martins Alves de Mendonca
Restoring riparian vegetation – a promising means to ensure clean water
Kamal Melvani
6.6 Successful and scalable business models for agroforestry with quantified mitigation and adaptation co-benefits
Venue: Jade room
Chair: Henry Neufeldt
Agri-businesses reducing climate, water and community risks: landscape approaches in agroforestry systems
Gabrielle Kissinger
Potential role of exotic poplar in increasing tree cover as an alternative to forest restoration in India
Kulvir Singh Bangarwa
Oil palm and agroforestry systems: coupling yields with environmental services, an experiment in the Brazilian Amazon
Andrew Miccolis
From a demonstration plot to an integrated resource and agricultural tourism centre. The case of MIFACIG, Belo, Cameroon
Kuh Emmanuel Loah
1530–1600 Tea/coffee break - Book launch: Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, Elsevier Scientific
1600–1700 Poster session 2
Venue: see map
All posters covering breakout sessions 4, 5 and 6 will be displayed. Poster presenters are required to stand by their posters, present their work and respond to participants’ questions.
1715 Buses leave Kempinski Hotel to other hotels
Thursday, 13 February, 2014
0700–0900 Buses transport participants from hotels to Kempinski Ambience, Shahdara Plenary 4: The integration of science, business and development Venue: Plenary Hall
0900–0905 Welcome remarks and introduction of keynote speaker and panelists
0905–0935 Keynote address Agroforestry and the Sustainable Development Goals Dr Dennis Garrity, UNCCD Drylands Ambassador and Former Director General of ICRAF
0935–1000 Panel discussion Hans Friedrich, Director General, International Network for Bamboo and Rattan Charlotte Streck, Director, Climate Focus Ranjit Barthakur, Senior Advisor, Tata Consulting Services, Chairman, GMS and Secretary General, Club of Rome India (TBC) Harkirat Singh Sidhu, Landscapes Consulting Program Coordinator India, Rainforest Alliance
1000–1025 Plenary comments
1025–1030 Wrap up Dr Dennis Garrity, UNCCD Drylands Ambassador and Former Director General of ICRAF
1030–1100 Tea/coffee break - Book launch: The Jungle Trees of Central India: a field guide. Pradip Krishen, Penguin.
Closing session: Synthesis
1100–1105 Summary of outcomes and the way forward Tony Simons, Director General, World Agroforestry Centre
1105–1145 Syntheses and lessons learned on business, science and development Ravi Prabhu and Meine van Noordwijk, World Agroforestry Centre
1145–1200 Discussions
1200–1205 Valedictory Welcome to the Honourable Minister for External Affairs Dr S Ayyappan, Secretary of the Department of Agricultural Research and Education and the Director General of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research
1210–1235 Presentation and discussion of Congress resolutions
1235–1245 Address by the Honourable Minister for External Affairs Shri Salman Khurshid
1245–1300 Vote of thanks Ravi Prabhu, World Agroforestry Centre
Congress ends
1300–1400 Lunch
Side events
Event and venue
Sapphire Jade Coral Turquoise Emerald
14:00 -15:30 International Union of Agroforestry (ICRAF and ICAR)
Click here to view IUAF Charter (Draft)
Agroforestry for biofuels (Navin Sharma, ICRAF) Capacity development and partnership (Mehmood Hassan and Margaret Kroma, ICRAF) Poplar agroforestry (International Poplar Commission) 20 years of ASB (Peter Minang, ICRAF)
15:30 -17:00 Transforming cocoa production (Christophe Kouame, ICRAF) Scenarios of change for agroforestry landscapes: The Western Ghats Sentinel Landscape Initiative (Sanjay Tomar, ATREE etc.) EverGreen Agriculture Network meeting
Friday, 14 February, 2014
Field Trip Information:
  Destination: Yamuna Nagar
Title - Commercial agroforestry
Length of the tour- One day. Please click here to view the detailed itinerary.pdficon_small
Destination: Agra
Title - Rehabilitation of degraded lands, hortipasture and silvipasture
Length of the tour- Overnight. Please click here to view the detailed itinerary.pdficon_small
Destination: Jaipur
Title - Agroforestry in arid and semi-arid region
Length of the tour- Overnight. Please click here to view the detailed itinerary.pdficon_small
Title - Coffee agroforestry landscape
Length of the tour- 4 days 3 nights  Please click here to view the detailed itinerary.pdficon_small
Vigyan Bhavan & Kempinski Ambience

10 - 14 February 2014 Delhi, India
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