Agroforestry promotion

APAF – (Association pour la Promotion des Arbres Fertilitaires)

Togo, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire

The « Association pour la promotion des arbres fertilitairaires » which helps promote and develop promising agroforestry techniques in the farming milieu in Sub -Sahelian regions by updatingthe traditional technique of « fertility trees », « multi-leveled » leguminous trees, with pivoting roots, whose bacterial and fungal surface activity greatly enriches the topsoil, favoring water retention and considerably reducing input for companion crops.
The APAF is active mainly in Togo, Burkina Faso and Ivory Coast with a Belgian partnership. To sum up, the APAF has been present in these countries since 2015 ( seeds crops, control of local productions).