Scientific themes

The full explanation of the PCP's scientific framework can be found here.

THEME 1 - AFS as providers of environmental services
What methods and tools to evaluate environmental impacts of AFS and how to value and certify environmental services?
THEME 2 - Sustainable and diversified AFS
How to design AFS adapted to specific constraints and potentials, and ensure sustainable, diversified and competitive management strategies?
THEME 3 - AFS for improved livelihood of the rural poor
What are the effects of AFS on livelihoods and stakeholders' strategies?
THEME 4 - farmers' organisation and market intelligence
How to strengthen farmers’ organizations to benefit from their AFS?
THEME 5 - adding value to AFS products and services
How to improve, with equity, value chains in AFS?