Book Volume 8 2011

Carbon Sequestration Potential of Agroforestry Systems

Opportunities and Challenges


ISBN: 978-94-007-1629-2 (Print) 978-94-007-1630-8 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Measurement and Estimation

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-16

      Methodological Challenges in Estimating Carbon Sequestration Potential of Agroforestry Systems

    3. Chapter

      Pages 17-42

      Carbon Sequestration Potential of Agroforestry Practices in Temperate North America

    4. Chapter

      Pages 43-59

      Carbon Sequestration in European Agroforestry Systems

    5. Chapter

      Pages 61-83

      Carbon Sequestration Potential of Agroforestry Systems in Africa

    6. Chapter

      Pages 85-99

      Soil Carbon Sequestration in Cacao Agroforestry Systems: A Case Study from Bahia, Brazil

    7. Chapter

      Pages 101-127

      Carbon Sequestration Potential of Silvopastoral and Other Land Use Systems in the Chilean Patagonia

    8. Chapter

      Pages 129-143

      Carbon Pools in Tree Biomass and Soils Under Rotational Woodlot Systems in Eastern Tanzania

    9. Chapter

      Pages 145-162

      Silvopasture and Carbon Sequestration with Special Reference to the Brazilian Savanna (Cerrado)

    10. Chapter

      Pages 163-175

      Biomass and Carbon Accumulation in Land Use Systems of Claveria, the Philippines

  3. Agrobiodiversity and Tree management

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 177-177

    2. Chapter

      Pages 179-200

      Linking Carbon, Biodiversity and Livelihoods Near Forest Margins: The Role of Agroforestry

    3. Chapter

      Pages 201-216

      Assessing the Carbon Sequestration in Short Rotation Coppices of Robinia pseudoacacia L. on Marginal Sites in Northeast Germany

    4. Chapter

      Pages 217-228

      Does Tree Management Affect Biomass and Soil Carbon Stocks of Acacia mangium Willd. Stands in Kerala, India?

  4. Policy and Socioeconomic Aspects

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 229-229

    2. Chapter

      Pages 231-246

      Can Forest Carbon Finance Influence Land Tenure Security in Project Areas? Preliminary Lessons from Projects in Niger and Kenya

    3. Chapter

      Pages 247-262

      Constructing Public Policy in a Participatory Manner: From Local Carbon Sequestration Projects to Network Governance in Chiapas, Mexico

    4. Chapter

      Pages 263-280

      Inpang Carbon Bank in Northeast Thailand: A Community Effort in Carbon Trading from Agroforestry Projects

    5. Chapter

      Pages 281-298

      The Socioeconomic Context of Carbon Sequestration in Agroforestry: A Case Study from Homegardens of Kerala, India

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 299-307