AFINET News

08-10-2019

The 5th Portuguese RAIN meeting of the AFINET project and CEF Seminar from research to application, took place on 13 September at the Observatório do sobreiro e da cortiça in Coruche Municipality. After a period of promoting the event, about 50 attendees took part on event which also included a field visit to young cork oak stands close to the age of their first cork harvesting.

02-08-2019

The 5th meeting of the Portuguese RAIN of the project AFINET will be taking place at Observatório do Sobreiro e da Cortiça, in Coruche, Santarém, Portugal, on the 13th of September.

30-07-2019

Debating in the vicinity of serene and idyllic countryside landscape, the participants were happy to share their experiences about the project and agroforestry in general. 

08-07-2019

A meeting different from the others organized during the AFINET events, not just a moment of knowledge transfer on agroforestry, but a moment of direct confrontation, ideas implementation and project start-up.

24-06-2019

The World Congress on Agroforestry took place in Montpellier on 20th to 22nd of May. More than 1000 delegates and leading keynote speakers from different profiles (researchers, policy makers, farmers, donors, government officials, students, the private sector and civil society members) and coming from all over the world gathered over three days to promote the progress of agroforestry science and practice.

30-05-2019

Read these factsheets and learn about a broad range of topics, such as the valorization of residues from the olive oil value chain, crop diversification, mushroom cultivation and other innovative ideas and practices.

30-05-2019

They cover topics as implementing different tree species, such as walnut trees or sweet chestnut trees in silvoarable or silvopastoral systems, or the benefits of silvopasture for domestic animals in terms of diet, shade, shelter or body maintenance.

20-05-2019

Several issues were address over the meeting, such as cooperations of the nine regional agroforestry networks for creation of new innovations materials, the best ways of dissemination of these innovations, as well as further enrichment and maintenance of the AFINET Knowledge Cloud.

09-05-2019

Mértola Municipality has recently started an initiative to implement a Local Food Network based on agroforestry and syntrophic practices.

06-05-2019

Beja, in Alentejo, Portugal, welcomed the 36th “Ovibeja”, a fair aimed at the promotion of agriculture related content, from the 24th to the 28th of April.