Kenya needs to shift its efforts away from government-owned forests to increasing agroforestry and commercial tree farming to help meet the country’s energy needs.
How can agroforestry systems be scaled-up and intensified without losing their benefits, especially to food security and nutrition?
An article in the New Indian Express reports that scientists from the World Agroforestry Centre plan to visit the state of Karnataka in the south west of India during the National Conferen
We might have the technology and even the finance needed to ensure global food security, but how can this be achieved if youth are not interested in a future of farming?
Agriculture in Africa, which supports more than 70 percent of the continent’s one billion people and provides 67 per cent of jobs, is highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.
A new study has shown just how much carbon is stored globally in soils, and how important this is to climate change mitigation.
The Stockholm Environment Institute has released 2 new briefs looking at the role of agroforestry in restoring degraded lands while providing livelihood benefits, and how agroforestry in h
On the Philippine island of Panay, reforestation efforts are underway focusing on indigenous tree and plant species with root systems that can withstand mudslides and future typhoons.
The effectiveness of a Payment for Ecosystem Services scheme in Kenya is discussed in an article on the website of the Thomson Reuters Foundation.
The role of trees in enhancing resilience to drought, floods and other extreme events in the drylands of Eastern Africa is the subject of a new study by scientists from the World Agroforestry Centr