TY - CHAP A1 - Frank Place A2 - Oluyede C. Ajayi A3 - Emmanuel Torquebiau A4 - Guillermo Detlefsen A5 - Michelle Gauthier A6 - GeĢrard Buttoud ED1 - Martin Leckson Kaonga Y1 - 2012-04-04 PY - 2012 T1 - Improved Policies for Facilitating the Adoption of Agroforestry N2 - Agroforestry has great potential for reducing deforestation and forest degradation, providing rural livelihoods and habitats for species outside formally protected land, and alleviating resource-use pressure on conservation areas. However, widespread adoption of agroforestry innovations is still constrained by a myriad of factors including design features of candidate agroforestry innovations, perceived needs, policies, availability and distribution of factors of production, and perception of risks. Understanding the science, and factors that regulate the adoption, of agroforestry and how they impact the implementation of agroforestry is vitally important. Agroforestry for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Science and Practice examines design features and management practices of some agroforestry practices and their impact on biodiversity and the ecosystem services it delivers. It also identifies policy issues for facilitating adoption of desirable agroforestry practices and gradual diminution of undesirable policies. BT - Agroforestry for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services SP - Ch. 6 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/34524 DO - 10.5772/34524 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2022-01-16 ER -