Management of trees for farmland rehabilitation

Researcher in charge: Prof. Olavi Luukkanen

Funding period: 2000

Funding source: CTA (EU-ACP cooperation)

Partners: National Forests Corporation (NFC), Sudan; African Academy of Sciences (AAS); DFID Forestry Programme, UK; International Foundation for Science (IFS), Stockholm, Sweden

Abstract

The aim was to develop dryland management options and land-use policy guidelines for Increasing farm production on drylands in Africa by initiating the discussion among managers, researchers and trainers from African countries, by collecting experiences, and by writing a final policy guideline draft for dryland forestry In Africa. The main activity was a two-week workshop in Khartoum with field demonstrations and discussions in Darfur, White Nile, North Kordofan and Gedaref in Sudan.