videos: tree intercropping systems
These systems add a perennial element like trees, shrubs, or perennial grasses to annual crop production. Most sequester carbon at low to medium rates, often 5-10 times higher than improved annual cropping systems alone.
Windbreaks in USA:
Riparian buffers in USA:
Support Intercropping Systems
The Sloping Agricultural Land Technique (SALT) in the tropical Asian highlands:
Contour hedgerows - grass strips in Vietnam and Thailand.
Inga alley cropping in Honduras.
Evergreen agriculture in Africa:
Farmer-Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) in Niger and Burkina Faso.
Perennial Crop Intercropping
Strip intercropping (alley cropping) in USA:
Strip intercropping in France:
Fruit tree intercropping in Mexico
Pasture cropping in Australia:
Parkland agroforestry in the Sahel region of Africa
Strip intercropping in Uganda