Trees for Life: the World Congress on Agroforestry 2014 call for abstracts extended

Paul Stapleton

Registration is for the World Congress on Agroforestry 2014 (WCA2014) is still open through the website here.

Abstracts of papers and posters may be submitted through the website here. The deadline for submissions has been extended to 15th October 2013.

The agenda is structured to generate outputs that will accelerate the contribution that trees can make to world development.

The World Agroforestry Centre and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research,  together with the Indian Society of Agroforestry and Global Initiatives, will hold the Congress in Delhi, India 10-14 February 2014.

The Congress, entitled Trees for Life: Accelerating the Impacts of Agroforestry’, will draw over 1200 selected participants from the private, research and development sectors to share the current state of knowledge and accelerate the positive financial, environmental and social impacts of agroforestry.

Offering a unique opportunity for the business and research communities to interact, the Congress will be built around a structure dealing with science and innovation; food and nutrition; environmental protection; enterprise; knowledge and policy environment, and climate change. It will produce a global roadmap for agroforestry in the context of world development and create a deliberate and tangible legacy in terms of recognition, partnership, investment and impact.

Further information, including details of the agenda, can be found on the website For other queries, email