This manual was written by the participants of the International Workshop on Nitrogen Fixing Trees for Fodder held in Pune, India from March 20 - 25,1995. The workshop was organized by BAIF Development Research Foundation and the Forest, Farm and Community Tree Network (FACT Net formerly the Nitrogen Fixing Tree Association) of Winrock International. Members of the planning committee were Narayan Hegde of BAIF, Joshua Daniel of the FACT Net India Program and James Roshetko of Winrock International. They were assisted by BAIF staff members Tinku Dhar, Sandhya Bharambe, Vinayak Kelkar and Suresh Lakade, as well as Trudy Stacy of Winrock International.
Financial support for the workshop was provided by the:
• United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service - International Forestry (USDA/FS/IF)
• Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA) in New Delhi
• Indo Swiss Project of Andhra Pradesh (ISPA)
• National Bank for Agricultural & Rural Development (NABARD)
• BAIF Development Research Foundation
• Winrock International
Specific support for this manual was provided by USDA/ FS/IF and Winrock International.
The authors of this manual deserve special thanks. They worked diligently during the workshop to prepare drafts of each chapter. After the workshop, many authors continued to provide useful comments through correspondence. Additionally, Mark Powell and Mary Mackey provided technical commentary, Doris Cook provided computer support, and Joyce Olds provided graphic and design assistance.
The editors offer their sincere thanks to these individuals and organizations.