Agroforestry News

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Helping vulnerable communities in Rwanda adapt to climate change

A new project in Rwanda aims to mitigate the effects of climate change through agroforestry and other initiatives.

Trees provide hope to farmers in West Africa

Farmers in West Africa are now growing fruit and vegetables on once heavily degraded land, providing for their families and passing on knowledge about successful techniques to their neighbors.

Carbon project brings new life to degraded Kenyan landscape

Kenya’s first verified REDD+ project has helped transform a landscape and improve the livelihoods of thousands.

Climate experts to debate research in forestry, landscapes and sustainability

Six thought leaders on climate will put forward their ideas on how to change the future by challenging the present during a scientific debate as part of Climate Week in New York on 24 September 201

PK Nair receives prestigious forest award

Ramachandran P.K. Nair has received this year’s Award in Forest Science from the Society of American Foresters for his contribution to the development of agroforestry.

Evidence for reduced emissions when forest communities have tenure

Indigenous people around the globe, who are maintaining areas of forest, play a critical role in tackling climate change.

Vietnam aims to improve coffee processing and marketing

Chinese news agency, Xinhua, reports that Vietnam is one of the world’s largest coffee exporters and production increased 14 fold between 1990 and 2013.

Achieving food and nutritional security through family farming

With the International Year of Family Farming taking place in 2013, renowned Indian agricultural scientist, M S Swaminathan looks at what is needed to support these most important of producers in a

Diversity in cocoa systems generates higher returns

Diversifying production could help farmers in West and Central Africa increase the value of their cocoa agroforestry systems.

Sustaining forests, sustaining people: IUFRO Congress

The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), of which the World Agroforestry Centre is a member, will hold its 24th World Congress from 5 to 11 October 2014 in Salt Lake City,

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