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  • International Centre Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF) - an autonomous, non-profit research body supported by the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research. ICRAF aims to improve human welfare by alleviating poverty, improving food and nutritional security, and enhancing environmental resilience in the tropics.See also ICRAF in Southeast Asia, New Publications, Other Publications, and its Bookstore.
  • Glossary of agroforestry - Compiled and edited by Peter Huxley and Helen van Houten, ICRAF, 1997 and hosted in Bugwood webpage.
  • Agroforestry.net - sponsored and maintained by the Permanent Agriculture Resources (PAR), a private educational and research organization based in Holualoa, Island of Hawaii ("The Big Island"). Since 1989, PAR has been providing agroforestry training and information resources to farmers, extension agents, and other proofessionals.
  • Agroforestry Abstracts - hosted by CABI Publishing, a leading international not-for-profit publisher in applied life sciences. Available on the Internet with a fully-searchable archive of worldwide agroforestry information. With weekly updates this is the most comprehensive site to keep you up-to-date with agroforestry research. Requires registration and/or subscription.
  • International Foundation for Science (IFS) - An NGO providing support to developing country scientists to conduct, in a developing country, relevant and high quality research on the management, use, and conservation of biological resources and their environment. IFS believes that the interests of both science and development are best served by promoting and nurturing the research efforts of young science graduates, who are at the beginning of their research careers. Since 1974, IFS has provided support, mainly in the form of small research grants, to over 3,200 scientists in 99 developing countries.
  • Southeast Asian Network for Agroforestry Education (SEANAFE) - network of universities and technical colleges in Indonesia, Lao PDR, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. The network provides resources for students, teachers and leaders in universities and colleges of agroforestry and integrated natural resources management. The aim is to contribute to educational change and sustainable land management and livelihood through improved agroforestry practices.
  • Philippine Agroforestry Education and Research Network (PAFERN) - network of universities and colleges in the Philippines and the Institute of Agroforestry of the University of the Philippines at Los Baños as the national secretariat. National Network attached to SEANAFE.
  • Agroforestry Seed Information Clearinghouse (AFSICH) - established in the Philippines to serve the information needs of farmers, peoples' organizations, nongovernment organizations and government. As a formal project, it ended in 1994. Operations continue, but are run at a much reduced level through the Seed Science and Technology Division of the Department of Agronomy, University of the Philippines Los Baños. Information on seed sources and technologies for promising agroforestry species is collected and distributed through correspondence, brouchures, newsletters, and training sessions.