Association between socio-economic parameters and agroforestry uptake: Evidences from eastern Himalaya

Many agroforestry programmes, started during 1970s in various countries, suffered on account of ignoring the socio-economic structure of farm households in the design of these programmes. The empirical studies on behaviour of households on on-farm tree cultivation are now gaining importance to design socially acceptable agroforestry programmes to encourage agroforestry uptake.