The Woodland Trust

Publication date:

June 2018

Publication type:

Policy paper



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The paper examines the potential of agroforestry to deliver a wide range of benefits in England.

Agroforestry describes farming systems that combine trees or shrubs with agricultural crops or livestock.

Despite barriers preventing widespread adoption, we believe agroforestry would be a win-win for:

  • productivity
  • environmental protection
  • agricultural resilience.

We strongly believe the Government should adopt the seven recommendations in our paper.

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