With World Food Day in 2014 focusing on ‘Family Farming: feeding the world, caring for the earth’, an article in the Jakarta Post looks at how we can achieve food security through sustaina
Farmers in Tanzania need to be made aware of climate change threats and different mitigation options, and early warning systems are required, participants at a recent national workshop heard.
The Vision for Change (V4C) team learnt with great pleasure that the children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi had been declared the 2014’s Nobel Peace prize winner.
The many benefits of agroforestry and how India can capitalize on these through its National Agroforestry Policy is the subject of an article in The Hindu by Rita Sharma, Board Trustee
With World Food Day on 16 October 2014 focusing on family farming, an article in The Pioneer outlines how India needs to support family farming in urban centers.
The world is facing a chocolate shortage as global cocoa production declines, largely due to farmers not being paid fairly, says an article in Huffington Post.
The move by Starbucks to sell ‘single origin’ coffee sourced from Timor Leste in supermarkets is expected to help alleviate deforestation and contribute to growing the country’s economy.
The study of tree rings by the World Agroforestry Centre’s is providing vital information on past, present and future climatic conditions.
Integrating trees into food production can meet the triple challenge of increasing agricultural productivity, ensuring environmental stability and reducing the impacts of climate change.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved E 10 million investment in scalable replicable agroforestry projects in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.