Industry Strategic Science and Technology Plans (ISPs) Platform

Agroforestry Support Program for Enhancing Resiliency of Community-Based Forest Management Areas in CALABARZON, Philippines (ASPIRE-CBFM)

ASPIRE-CBFM Program is a three (3) -year technology transfer initiative that aims to build resilient and sustainable CBFM communities through the establishment of appropriate agroforestry systems, livelihood and S&T-based interventions. Currently on its second year of implementation, the project team from UPLB has established agroforestry model farms based on the local adaptive capacity and biophysical conditions of the CBFM sites. This includes the vegetable-based agroforestry system in Liliw, Laguna, fruit tree-based agroforestry systems in Rosario, and Magallanes, Cavite and Aquasilviculture system was established in Infanta, Quezon growing various aquatic produce such as king crab, samaral and milkfish.