India

National Agroforestry Policy 2014

Executive
Policy
Passed in 2014
The National Agroforestry Policy establishes the framework of a focused national policy and a suitable institutional mechanism for the country. 

The major policy goals are: 1) setting up a National Agroforestry Mission or an Agroforestry Board to implement the National Policy by bringing coordination among various elements of agroforestry scattered in various existing missions, programmes, schemes and agencies pertaining to agriculture, environment, forestry, and rural development sectors of the Government; 2) improving the productivity; employment, income and livelihood opportunities of rural households, especially of the smallholder farmers through agroforestry; 3) meeting increasing demand of timber, food, fuel, fodder, fertilizer,fibre, and other agroforestry products; 4) conserving the natural resources and forest; 5) protecting the environment and providing environmental security; 6) increasing the forest / tree cover.

Documents
from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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