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European Agroforestry Federation

Identification number in the register: 86637739028-14
Registration date: 26/06/2012 00:20:37

The information on this entity was last modified on: 05/02/2015 20:11:49
The date of the last annual update was: 05/02/2015 20:11:49
Next update due latest on: 05/02/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

European Agroforestry Federation

EURAF

Federation of European Associations

    Section of registration

III - Non-governmental organisations

Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

    Contact details

High Polytechnich School, sn
Lugo 27002
SPAIN

(+34) 600942437

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  María Rosa Mosquera-Losada

EURAF President

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Watte Jeroen

EURAF secretary

    Goals / remit

The European Agroforestry Federation (EURAF) aims at promoting the use of trees on farms as well as any kind of silvopastoralism throughout the different environmental regions of Europe. EURAF has about 280 members from 20 different European countries.
EURAF main scope is to promote agroforestry systems across Europe as a recognized sustainable form of land management. This goal will be achieved through policy recommendations through EU states, but also through the Commonn Agrarian Policy. Agroforestry systems are able to increase land productivity due to betteruse of resources, promoting at te same time Carbon sequestration, biodiversity, soil protection wile reducing nitrate and phosphorous contamination

  • European
  • global
  • national
  • regional/local

    Specific activities covered by the Register

EURAF has participated in different inititatives and policy at European level. The participation in the last CAP writting helped to promote agroforestry practices within the greening and the Rural Development programs. Currently, EURAF is part of different Civil Dialogue groups (Arable, Organic Farming, Cork and Forestry, Rural Development, Environment and Climate Change, CAP and Direct Payments and Greening), the Rural Development Assembly and the group of experts of the European Commission like Structured Dialogue with ESI Funds' partners group of experts. EURAF Executive Committee Members also participate in the EIP Focus Groups and in the Global Research Alliance.

Relevant policy implementation as well as public relations andcommunication activities can be seen in the EURAF web page and in the monthly newsletter EURAF publishes. Moreover, EURAF organizes a Conference every two years and participate in different events like fairs, workshops, etc.. EURAF is currently part of two European projects AGFORWARD (http://www.agforward.eu/index.php/pt/) and AGROFE (http://www.agrofe.eu/).


 

Civil Dialogue groups (Arable, Organic Farming, Cork and Forestry, Rural Development, Environment and Climate Change, CAP and Direct Payments and Greening) and in the Assembly of Rural Development.

No

Group of experts of the European Commission like Structured Dialogue with ESI Funds' partners group of experts. EURAF Executive Committee Members also participate in the EIP Focus Groups.

No

No

Since constitution in December 2011, EURAF members have visiting members of the EU Commission and Parliament, trying to explain why agroforestry should be an important way for sustainable land use in Europe. A web page was created as well as a newsletter. Finally, a document suggesting modifications for the future CAP was also created.
More recently, EURAF was part of a consortium that successfully won a European call for research on agroforestry. This project is entiteld AGFORWARD and is coordinated by Paul Burgess from the University of Cranfield (UK)

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

100%: 2   50%: 5   25%: 24

31

10.5

The composition of EURAF integrates farms dealing with forestry, crops and pastures, researchers, NGOs and extension agents, which will help to promote agroforestry practices at an European scale from an innovative and real perspective.

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Development
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Food Safety
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Youth

    Membership and affiliation

247

Germany Agroforestry Association(14),
Spanish Agroforestry Association(34),
Greek Agroforestry Association(26),
French Agroforestry Association(63),
Belgium Agroforestry Association(37),
Ireland Agroforestry Association(2),
Italy Agroforestry Association(12),
Portuguesse Agroforestry Association(4),
Romania Agroforestry Associatin(4),
Switzerland Agroforestry Association(5),
British Agroforestry Association(29),
The Netherlands Agroforestry Association(5)

  • BELGIUM
  • CZECH REPUBLIC
  • FRANCE
  • GERMANY
  • GREECE
  • HUNGARY
  • IRELAND
  • ITALY
  • NETHERLANDS
  • PORTUGAL
  • ROMANIA
  • SPAIN
  • SWEDEN
  • UNITED KINGDOM
  • ARGENTINA
  • CANADA
  • TUNISIA
  • UNITED STATES

IUAF (under constitution)

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

< 9,999 €

80,710 €

74,235 €

72,733 €

European Commission

1,002 €

European Commission

0 €

500 €

6,475 €

3,000 €

3,475 €

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.