Dr. Agustin R. Mercado, Jr.

mercadoWorld Agroforestry Centre
Claveria, Misamis Oriental,


Agustin R. Mercado, Jr., has extensive experience on conservation farming, agroforestry, and forestry research and development projects with the World Agroforestry Centre working directly with rural communities, and has extensively published related to upland issues. He has been involved in numerous upland projects supported by international research and development organizations in collaboration with both government and non-government organizations and people’s organizations in the Philippines. He is the concurrent Research Manager for ICRAF Mindanao, Philippines. Dr. Mercado completed his PhD in Agricultural Sciences (specialized in agroforestry, nutrient cycling, use of stable isotopes (15N & 13C) at the University of Hohenheim.


Session 3B: Conservation Agriculture with Trees for Sustainable Crop Production Intensification in the Philippine Uplands