Agroforestry as a New Land-Use Form


Modern agroforestry systems

combine the cultivation of arable crops with trees, are managed using modern agricultural engineering methods, and are economically attractive. 

Focus of our research

Further  current projects:

  • Ressourcenprojekt Agro4esterie in den Kantonen Jura, Neuchâtel, Genf und Waadt
  • EU Horizon 2020 AGROMIX - AGROforestry and MIXed farming systems - Participatory research to drive the transition to a resilient and efficient land use in Europe.

Swiss farmers show how this can look in practice (Hotspot 38/18), supported by the latest results of the European project Agroforestry for Europe’ (AGFORWARD)’. 

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SRF, Schweiz aktuell, 05.07.2010

SRF Tagesschau, 21.09.2019:
Mit Agroforstwirtschaft das Klima retten

SRF, Schweiz aktuell, 05.07.2010:
Hochstammbäume: Eine alte Form von Landwirtschaft



Kastanienselven im Tessin