Farmers in the Lower Badibou District of the North Bank Region, The Gambia, have been receiving training in tree nursery management as part of a project to promote agroforestry.
A tree nursery in Cassou, southern Burkina Faso, is helping women to remain self-sufficient as well as restoring native forest, reports an article on the website of the Thomson Reuters Foundati
Central Luzon State University is seeking to establish a permanent and large-scale source of planting materials of high-value fruit trees, reports The Philippine Star.
A new report by Greenpeace demonstrates how ecological farming practices, such as agroforestry, water harvesting and organic farming, can provide substantial financial benefits to small-scale farme
Young, passionate and inspiring speakers are being sought to make a TEDx-style presentation during a special event as part of the
“Why are smallholder farmers so poor,” asks Hugh Locke, Cofounder and president of the Smallholder Farmers Alliance, in an article in The Guardian.
Researchers are developing a ‘dashboard’ to give Pacific Island communities better access to information that can help build the resilience of agriculture and forestry to climate change.
An article in The Guardian features initiatives that demonstrate “increasing yield and the incomes of the poorest and most vulnerable does not need to come at the expense of the planet”.
A new study warns that soil erosion could endanger humanity’s ability to feed itself if nothing is done, reports SciDev.Net.
The first ever inventory of underutilized species and less known food plants in the Asia-Pacific Region has been released by Bioversity International.