Agroforestry Systems: principles and applications

Credits: 4

Program: To know the structure and functioning of the different agroforestry systems, and their applicability in tropical regions, in search of sustainable alternatives for land use. Choose and guide the choice of alternatives for agroforestry systems and species suitable for different ecological and socioeconomic situations with an emphasis on family farming, in order to improve their quality of life, with the following thematic axes: Ecological principles and bases of agroforestry systems; Definitions and classifications of Agroforestry Systems; Methods of implantation and management of agroforestry systems, Agroforestry systems in Brazil and in the world. Development and participatory monitoring of agroforestry systems.