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Volunteers' projects include establishing and maintaining soil and water conservation structures and practices; fruit tree production, live fences, and other agriculture-related forestry practices; fish cultivation; raising trees in small nurseries; apiculture and honey production; livestock health; meat and wool production; range management; vegetable gardening; and nutrition education.

If you can offer a more detailed description than this standard description the Peace Corps offers, please feel free to include that so others can get a better idea of what certain work areas consist of.


Applicants can qualify with a bachelor's degree in any discipline; or no college degree and one year of relevant experience.


Applicants must have three months of experience in vegetable gardening, landscaping, tree planting or care, urban forestry, livestock care or management, or fish (freshwater or marine) cultivation or production.

Other relevant experience includes an interest and background in environmental issues and formal or informal teaching or tutoring of adults or youth.

External Links

Agroforestry Official US Peace Corps Website