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Village autonomy will help in managing Indonesian landscapes

Watershed areas are the most appropriate landscape units to manage natural resources, writes Edi Purwanto, Director of Tropenbos International’s Indonesia Program in an article in the Jakarta P

African leaders will invest in agriculture to end hunger by 2025

African leaders have agreed to end hunger and cut poverty in half by 2025 by signing the Malabo Declaration during a meeting of the Assembly of the African Union Heads of State and Government.

Summit to discuss food security in Asia Pacific

The imminent food security crisis in the Asia Pacific region will be the focus of a summit to be attended by representatives from over 300 governments, UN and intergovernmental agencies, NGOs, deve

Rejuvenating agroforestry in the Pacific

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has plans to “re-ignite” agroforestry across the Pacific, according to an interview on ABC radio Australia.

Building agroforestry capacity in Tonga

Farmers, students and teachers in the South Pacific nation of Tonga are receiving training in agroforestry as part of a broader program to tackle the adverse effects of climate change on food produ

The key to retaining volunteer farmer trainers

Volunteer farmer trainers are helping dairy farmers in East Africa increase milk yields, but how can we make sure they remain doing this important work.

Indonesia’s new government must keep up REDD efforts

Indonesia’s incoming government is being urged to remain committed to ongoing efforts to reduce carbon emissions, reports the Jakarta Post through an interview with the chairman of the Red

Agriculture for development achievements in Ethiopia

An article on DevEx looks at the contribution agricultural research has made to development in the Horn of Africa – particularly Ethiopia - in the past 30 years since devastating famine hi

Agroforestry for food security in Malawi

To meet its food security objectives, the Malawi Government is focusing efforts on sustainable innovations - especially agroforestry - that will increase agricultural productivity.

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