implementation of alternative energy crops
and agro forestry schemes has recently gained
large interest worldwide, especially in developing
countries in Asia and Latin America.
objective of this work package is to link
the project activities in Africa with on-going
successful research and demonstration efforts
in the field of energy crops and agroforestry
systems in Latin America and Asia. This will
be achieved by exchanging information, especially
learning from initiatives that are directly
related to the themes under the COMPETE project.
Specific objectives include:
document and exchange information
on a broad range of issues covering improved
agro-forestry systems that have been successfully
demonstrated / implemented in Asia and Latin
best practices that have the potential
for application in Africa and carry out impact
assessment of the
schemes / approaches
prepare a draft strategy document
for implementation of the best practices in
This work package
also aims to provide effective links with
Work Packages (WP) 1, 2, 5, 6 and 7.
Furthermore WP4 will be concerned with the
transfer of knowledge and technical know-how
between developed and developing countries
as well as the promotion of joint ventures
for common activities in the field of new
energy crop and agroforestry systems.