Agroforestry, Belgium

The municipality of Welkenraedt in Belgium plans to use agroforestry to adapt to climate change. Growing trees and hedges on farmland provides multiple benefits, such as increased agricultural yields, biomass production, and reduced heat stress on livestock. Based on our SAVi assessment, the agroforestry project in Welkenraedt brings a net benefit of EUR 3.9 million over 20 years. Planting and maintaining the 100,000 m² of trees and hedges costs about EUR 600,000.  

Magical Morning in forest of Halle with bluebell flowers