Agroforestry News

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Learning to adapt to climate change in Uganda

Farmers in Uganda are benefiting from training in sustainable agricutlural practices; helping them adapt to climate change, while improving food security, nutrition and incomes.

Towards sustainable bioenergy in Nepal

Experts will discuss how agroforestry systems can help scale up sustainable bioenergy production in Nepal during a workshop in Kathmandu from 16-17 November 2015.

Forests and trees must be part of food security strategies

The importance of forests and tree-based systems to food security, nutrition and livelihoods­ especially in Ghana­ is highlighted in an article in Joy Online.

Innovative agroforestry project receives UN award

A project that is protecting Peru’s delicate biodiversity and encouraging farmers to grow sustainable cocoa has been recognized with an award from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate

Indigenous species can help India meet its wood demand

An article in the Millennium Post advocates for “already-developed agroforestry models using indigenous species for ecological sustainability and economic expansion” in India.

Conference prepares African nations for UN climate talks

A conference dubbed ‘Africa’s dress rehearsal’ for the upcoming UN climate talks has just concluded in Zimbabwe.

Climate-smart coffee farming in Mexico

Smallholder coffee farmers in Oaxaca, Mexico are embracing community-based agroforestry to tackle the challenges of climate change.

Climate finance gap puts Africa at great risk

“Africa’s financing gap for climate adaptation and mitigation urgently needs to be addressed,” says an article in Addis Fortune discussing the need for greater assistance to help African s

New initiative working towards sustainable food systems

A new Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme seeks to promote sustainability along the food chain, from production to consumption.

Report shows link between poverty reduction and climate change adaptation

A new report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) looks at the positive link between poverty reduction and climate change adaptation, reports the International Institute for Susta

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