Definition: Agro-forestry

FAO Agricultural censuses

Sustainable land management system in which forest species of trees and other wooded plants are purposely grown on the same land as agricultural crops or livestock (Census 2020).

Agro-forestry is a sustainable farm management system in which trees and other wooded plants are purposely grown on the same land as agricultural crops or livestock, either concurrently or in rotation (Census 2010).
Source:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), "World Programme for the Census of Agriculture 2020. Volume 1: Programme, concepts and definitions", Roma, 2015
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