In a move to further boost agroforestry in the East Indian State of Bihar, foresters and forest guards are being trained in agroforestry, land management, nursery and plantation techniques.
Improved varieties of indigenous African species - Baobab, groundnuts, white sapota, custard apple, marula, African eggplant, drum stick, lablab beans, finger millet and the common bean – will soon
A new climate deal is expected to be negotiated in Paris at the end of 2015 but currently there is no formal arrangement for addressing agriculture in the negotiations.
An article in The Guardian’s FAO Partner Zone looks at how soil – which may not be as visually striking as a green forest or appear as vital as fresh water – is just as important to sustai
Chief Minister of the Indian State of Punjab, Mr Parkash Singh Badal, is calling on the Government of India to support the cultivation of alternative crops to paddy and wheat, reports Yes Punja
Farmers in Thailand who have resisted monoculture plantations and are instead practicing agroforestry are “providing inspiration and hope for other farmers, government and consumers,” says an artic
A new policy in Ghana is expected to restore half of Ghana’s degraded forests by 2050 and help mitigate climate change.
Former Regional Director for World Agroforestry Centre’s West and Central Africa region, Dr Harold Roy-Macaule, has been appointed as the new head of the
Natural capital assets, such as forests and farmlands, are the basis for sustainable development in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) and investment is needed to protect and enhance them.
How to include meaningful governance issues in a post-2015 international arrangement on forests was the subject of a recent high-level workshop from 3 to 6 February 2015 in Interlaken, Switzerland.
Markets, value chains and institutions
Tree diversity, domestication and delivery
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