Producing bioenergy with agroforestry could be a model for Indonesia: Tony Simons

An oil-palm agroforestry system. Photo: Debora Castellani

An oil-palm agroforestry system. Photo: Debora Castellani

Originally posted on the website of the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry

At the Renewable Energy Forum in Bali in October 2015, the World Agroforestry Centre and the Indonesian government agreed to strengthen research on renewable energy. Bioenergy will also have a more prominent role in the new phase of the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry, in connection with research on climate change and forests. With this in mind, Robert Finlayson spoke to Tony Simons, Director General of the World Agroforestry Centre, about wonder crops, the role of smallholders and the benefits of agroforestry for the production of bioenergy.

Read the full interview here.

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