Any crop plant can be used in agroforestry systems. The choice of crop plants in designing such systems should be based on those crops already produced in a particular region either for marketing, feeding animals, or for home consumption, or that have great promise for production in the region. In keeping with the philosophy of agroforestry, however, certain other values should be pursued in the choice of crops, including:
Crops for making money.
Thus, selection of crops requires a judgement based on knowledge of the crops, adaptations, production uses, as well as family needs, opportunities for barter, and markets. Any farm animal can be used in agroforestry systems. The choice of animal will be based on such values as:
Animals for making money.
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