Indian farmer, Mr. C. Rajasekaran is successfully powering an irrigation pump using oil from the seeds of Punnai trees (Calophyllum inophyllum) grown on his farm.
Forests play a vital role in the hydrological cycle and in reducing water-related risks.
Making payments for ecosystem services (PES) schemes fairer and more inclusive for small scale farmers and local communities relies on practical solutions that benefit ecosystems and the local peop
An overwhelming 43 per cent of the world’s agricultural land includes some form of agroforestry, according to a new study by the World Agroforestry Centre.
The semi-arid region of Brazil is experiencing its worst drought in decade; cattle are dying, the rivers are drying up and people are going hungry.
Rural communities in Kenya are being assisted to introduce energy-efficient stoves and plant trees suitable for fuel and fodder in a bid to take pressure of the country’s forests.
A new study has shown how cultivating soybean and palm oil under agroforestry systems in Brazil has huge environmental value and provides diversified income to farmers.
Agroforestry has gained prominence in the Philippines in recent years for its potential to alleviate many of the country’s environmental and agricultural issues.
Conserving biodiversity and improving production is possible in coffee growing areas, as a new program in Colombia shows.
Improved seed varieties and new farming practices are expected to help Zanzibar farmers improve their productivity and reduce rural poverty.