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The National Research Centre for Agroforestry (NRCAF), as unit of ICAR was established in 1988. The Centre is located at Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh, about 10 Kms from Jhansi Railway Station and is popularly known as "KRISHIVANIKI". The centre is in process of developing phase and modernizing its infrastructure. Its magnificent office building and residential quarters are situated opposite to Pahuj Dam, Gwalior Road, Jhansi. Now it is renamed as Central Agroforestry Research Institute (CAFRI).

National Policy on Agroforestry
National Consultation Meet on Agroforestry R&D ...Read More
Regional Consultation on "Agroforestry: The Way Forward" English, Hindi
National Advisory Council (GOI): Recommendations of Working Group on "Agro-Forestry/Trees on Farms"
Success Story: Drought prone Bundelkhand goes green and prosperous
Agroforestry Models>>Photogallery
Institute celebrated "Jai Kisan-Jai Vigyan" See report

Promising Agroforestry Tree Species

Dr. Anil Kumar , Director(A)
Programs, Sections & Cells
Research Activities
Research Projects
Technical Bulletins
Institute Staff
AICRP on Agroforestry
Indian Society of Agroforestry

Agroforestry Technologies
NICRA Project
RFD Approved Document: (2012-13), (2013-14), (2014-15);
RFD Score Card: (2012-13) , (2013-14), (2014-15)
Citizen's Charter: (2015-16)
Director's Message

Agroforestry interventions in farmland have far reaching environmental and ecological impacts. The role of agroforestry in soil conservation, bio-amelioration and climate moderation is most widely acclaimed. Agroforestry is known to have potential to mitigate the climate change through micro-climate moderation, natural resources management in shorth run and through carbon sequestration in long run. Agroforestry has a great potential to provide employment to rural and urban population through industial application and value addition.

CAFRI in News
ICAR- CAFRI Celebrated 30th Founation Day
Dr. Asha Ram recieved Dhiru Morarji Memorial Award
Vasant Rao Naik Award for Research Application in Agriculture (2010) On the 83rd foundation day of ICAR on July 16, 2011 NRCAF bagged this award for the year 2010.
Trainings Organised>>(2011-13)
Report on first month death anniversary of Bharat Ratna Late Shri Atal Bihari Vajpai Ji
Cleanness Circular

Swachchha Bharat Mission-2018

dated 17-09-18, dated 18-09-18, dated 19-09-18, dated 20-09-18, dated 22-09-18, dated 23-09-18, dated 24-09-18, dated 25-09-18, dated 26-09-18, dated 27-09-18, dated 28-09-18, dated 29-09-18, dated 30-09-18, dated 01-10-18, dated 02-10-18,
Joint Project between CAFRI and ICRAF initiated in Odisha
"XIV Agricultural Science Congress organized by National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi & ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute from Feb. 20-23, 2019"

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Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR)
Department of Agricultural Research & Education (DARE)
Department of Agriculture & Cooperation
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
World Agroforestry Centre
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