Bohdan Lojka is a head of Department of Crop Sciences and Agroforestry at the Faculty of Tropical AgriSciences. He has long-term experience in education and research in the field of agroforestry. During last 15 years he has been a main lecturer of several Agroforestry courses at the university, his research is focused on evaluation of biodiversity in agroforestry systems, genetic diversity of agroforestry tree species, adoption of agroforestry systems etc. He was a supervisor of successful 40 MSc students and 4 PhD students. He has worked in several development and research projects focusing on agroforestry not only in Czech Republic but also in several tropical countries (Peru, Vietnam, Kyrgyzstan, Cambodia, Ethiopia and Zambia), where agroforestry systems are more traditional than in temperate regions. He has been also a partner in the Leonardo da Vinci project AgroFE (Agroforestry Education in Europe) and recently he is the coordinator of the project financed by Technological Agency of Czech Republic with the title Agroforestry – potential for regional development and sustainable landscape. He is also a president of the Czech Agroforestry Association (CSAL), national branch of European Agroforestry Federation (EURAF).