Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Philippines to rehabilitate land using agroforestry species

More than 9 million indigenous trees will be planted in the Philippines this year as part of the country’s National Regreening Program.

Trees for girls in India

Every time a baby girl is born in the village of Piplantri in Rajasthan, India, the community celebrates by planting 111 trees.

Paper grown in agroforestry systems goes on display

To meet the growing demand for sustainably sourced paper and office supplies, manufacturers are showcasing their latest eco-friendly products to trade buyers in Dubai this week.

The rights of forest-dependent communities need protection under REDD

Efforts by rich countries to combat climate change by funding reductions in deforestation in developing countries need to be based on respect for the rights of indigenous peoples and forest communi

Soil health critical to Sustainable Development Goals

An article on SciDev.Net advocates for promoting soil health to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Cocoa agroforestry could help save primates in Côte d’Ivoire

A new study recommends shade-grown cocoa agroforestry systems to prevent further deforestation in Côte d’Ivoire which is drastically impacting on primate populations.

Agroforestry consortium launched in India

A Consortium of Industrial Agroforestry has been launched in India aimed at increasing green cover and coordinating efforts of different stakeholders, reports The New Indian Express.

Kenya establishes greenhouse gas measurement centre

A new research facility in Kenya will more cost-effectively measure precise greenhouse gas emissions and deliver this information to policy makers.

Sustainable strategies for sub-Saharan Africa’s declining soil fertility

The impact of declining soil fertility in sub-Saharan Africa and what can be done to address this issue is the subject of an article on the website of the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

Benefits of native Ficus trees being overlooked in India

Native Ficus trees are being increasingly felled in the Mandya district of India in place of exotic species such as Eucalyptus and Casuarina, with negative consequences for farmers and the environm

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