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Agroforestry Systems

, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp 219–250 | Cite as

The state of the art of agroforestry diagnosis and design

  • John B. Raintree
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Abstract

Seven years ago the International Council for Research in Agroforestry set out to develop a methodology for the diagnosis of land management problems and design of agroforestry systems. Since then over 60 documents (articles, conference papers and manuals) relating to the D & D methodology have been published by ICRAF and the methodology has been used to develop agroforestry plans and identify research priorities for a wide range of ecological and cultural conditions throughout the tropical regions of Africa, Latin America and Asia. This article reviews the evolution of the D & D methodology and suggests directions for its future development.

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Cultural Condition Future Development Land Management Tropical Region Agroforestry System 
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