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  1. 1. ON LINE LEARNING EVENTAGROFORESTRY FOR FOOD SECURITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE - 5 to 26 February 2013 - ADVANCING AGROFORESTRY ON THE POLICY AGENDA: a Guide for decision-makers by Gérard BUTTOUD Prof. University of Tuscia, FAO consultant Webinar 1, 5 February 2013 Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
  2. 2. THE GUIDE: WHAT, WHO, HOW  SEARCH FOR AN OPTIMISATION OF AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION AND ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS  AGROFORESTRY NOT A PANACEA, CONDITIONS NEEDED FOR SUCCESS  FACILITATE THE DEVELOPMENT OF POLICIES PROMOTING AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS  ADDRESSED TO THOSE INVOLVED IN MAKING POLICIES AT NATIONAL/REGIONAL LEVELS  A SET OF PRINCIPLES (NO PRESCRIBED METHODS)
  3. 3. BARRIERSTO AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT  EMPHASIS ON INDUSTRIAL AGRICULTURE  IGNORANCE OF THE ADVANTAGES OF AGROFORESTRY  UNCLEAR STATUS OF LAND AND TREE RESOURCES  ADVERSE REGULATIONS  LACK OF CO-ORDINATION BETWEEN SECTORS
  4. 4. 10 TRACKS FOR ACTION (1)1. RAISE AWARENESS OF THE BENEFITS OF AGROFORESTRY SYSTEMS TO FARMERS AND GLOBAL SOCIETY, SPREAD THE WORD2. APPRAISE AND REFORM UNFAVORABLE REGULATIONS, LEGAL RESTRICTIONS AND RESTRICTIVE FINANCIAL MECHANISMS, REVISE THE CONTEXT3. CLARIFY LAND-USE POLICY GOALS AND REGULATIONS, SECURE THE LAND
  5. 5. 10 TRACKS FOR ACTION (2)4. ELABORATE NEW AGRICULTURAL POLICIES THAT ACKNOWLEDGE THE ROLE OF TREES IN RURAL DEVELOPMENT, CREATE A NEW APPROACH4. ORGANISE INTERSECTORAL CO-ORDINATION FOR BETTER POLICY COHERENCE AND SYNERGIES, ORGANISE AND SYNERGIZE5. CREATE A CLEAR CONTEXT FOR PAYMENTS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, PROVIDE INCENTIVES
  6. 6. 10 TRACKS FOR ACTION (3)7. STRENGTHEN FARMER ACCESS TO MARKETS FOR TREE PRODUCTS, DEVELOP MARKETS8. ENHANCE STAKEHOLDER INFORMATION, COMMUNICATE THE KNOW-HOW9. FORMULATE OR STRENGTHEN POLICY BASED ON LOCAL PEOPLES NEEDS AND RIGHTS, INCLUDE THE STAKEHOLDER10. ENGAGE ON GOOD GOVERNANCE OF RURAL ACTIVITIES, GOVERN WISELY
  7. 7. REFERENCE FAO in collaboration with CIRAD, ICRAF and CATIE“Advancing Agroforestry on the Policy Agenda: a Guide for decision-makers” FAO Agroforestry Paper N.1, 2013, 37 p. CONTACT PERSON: Michelle Gauthier Forestry Department michelle.gauthier@fao.org LANGUAGES: English available (Arabic, French, Korean and Spanish will be available soon)

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