This symposium is co-organized by CSE and ZEF to share the scientific results of their research collaboration on the theme “Promoting sustainable development in Africa through agroforestry: Mapping extent and assessing benefits”.
The overall objective of this symposium is to share with stakeholders the scientific results from the research collaboration between CSE and ZEF, and to create a framework for discussion between experts on the theme of “Promoting sustainable development in Africa through agroforestry”.
The specific objectives are to:
- Share and discuss the methodology and results of the remote sensing-based mapping of past, current and future agroforestry areas in Africa.
- Share and discuss the methodology and results of assessing the direct ecosystem benefits and indirect socio-economic benefits of agroforestry.
- Identify collaborative research themes in agroforestry on a national, regional, and continental scale.
- Identify opportunities for multi-stakeholder cooperation.