Below is a selection of some of the key publications by IAFN and the analog forestry community. The full IAFN virtual library is currently under construction. In order to maintain access to our material during this time, we have created a public Dropbox folder where you can access more material relating to analog forestry, IAFN, and our partners. Click here to access the full document library, or on the icon below:

Analog Forestry Book

Analog Forestry Book: VIEW DOCUMENT

Analog Forestry Manuals


Practitioner’s Guide: VIEW DOCUMENT

Forest Garden Products


Research Publications

Systematization of Analog Forestry – CATIE/RIABM: VIEW DOCUMENT

Analog forestry and community nutrition – Jana Brauer: VIEW DOCUMENT

Innovative Environments – Cheryl Ripley: VIEW DOCUMENT


Participatory Guarantee Systems- Aguilar and Gates: VIEW DOCUMENT

Risk Management and Analog Forestry – Becker and Goldman: VIEW DOCUMENT

Analog Forestry: Creating Productive Landscapes – Dickinson: VIEW DOCUMENT

Understanding Tropical Soils – Dombro: VIEW DOCUMENT

Analogue Forestry: A Sustainable Design System – Dufty: VIEW DOCUMENT

Temperate Zone Application of Analog Forestry – Hill: VIEW DOCUMENT

Conceptualizing a Forest – IAFN: VIEW DOCUMENT

Analog forestry as a conservation and development approach – Jones: VIEW DOCUMENT

Bioremediation of Nitrates in Groundwater – Melvani and Pathmarajah: VIEW DOCUMENT

Another Response to Global Warming – Senanayake: VIEW DOCUMENT

Analog Forestry as an Art Form – Senanayake: VIEW DOCUMENT

Towards a Commonsense Understanding of Carbon – Senanayake: VIEW DOCUMENT

Valuing Photosynthetic Biomass – Senanayake: VIEW DOCUMENT

Forest Gardens – Senanayake and Beehler: VIEW DOCUMENT

IAFN Newsletter

Analog Forest June/July 2014 Newsletter #12: VIEW DOCUMENT

Analog Forest August/September 2014 Newsletter #13: VIEW DOCUMENT

Analog Forest October 2014 Newsletter #14: VIEW DOCUMENT

Analog Forest December 2014 Newsletter #15: VIEW DOCUMENT

Analog Forest June 2015 Newsletter #16: VIEW DOCUMENT

A new form of farming to carry us into the future?: Dr. Ranil Senanayake on analog forestry

Sri Lanka is renowned for its biodiversity, being a small island with a stunning variety of ecological and animal biodiversity that is almost unrivalled. However, this biodiversity, like biodiversity all around the world, is under threat. Deforestation, habitat destruction, and climate change are all creating a loss in biodiversity worldwide.