Developing Farm Forestry Enterprises
Our agroforestry program participants produce trees for urgently needed fuel, fodder, erosion control and environmental protection.
Examples of GPFA projects that focus on forestry include:
RECENT PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
More Wood for Wardak
There are many reasons for growing hybrid poplar woodlots in Afghanistan. Timber is used in construction and carpentry. It slows the destruction of dwindling natural forests. It can replace poppy cultivation since it is just as profitable. And so GPFA is establishing with Wardak farmers 94 woodlots covering 94,000 square meters. Read more here.