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New bylaws needed for success with conservation agriculture in Malawi

Conservation agriculture is being promoted in Kasungu, central Malawi to address the impacts of climate change but it is being hindered by some local practices.

A rich offering of landscape knowledge

As part of its 40th anniversary celebrations, the journal

Garrity explains Evergreen Agriculture

The practice of Evergreen Agriculture, essentially integrating trees into crop and livestock production systems to sustain a green cover on the land throughout the year, is explained by Dennis Garr

“Little-known” but very important: the CGIAR

An article on the website of The University of Sheffield describes the CGIAR as a little-known organization which is at the forefront of

Forests and trees vital to human well-being

The 2014 State of the World’s Forests report outlines how forests and trees are fundamental to human well-being and survival.

Ambitious agroforestry project announced for Panama

The ‘Alliance for 1 Million’ reforestation project in Panama aims to promote sustainable socioeconomic growth, combat climate change and enhance the value of ecosystems through agroforestry.

Genebank to preserve Indian mango varieties

The unique mango heritage of the Indian state of Odisha is being preserved in a germplasm bank.

14th CGIAR scientist wins World Food Prize

The 2014 World Food Prize winner is Sanjaya Rajaram, a wheat breeder with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT).

Sustainable agriculture in Africa needs investment

“Now more than ever, innovative research on sustainable agriculture is crucial to Africa’s well-being,” says a post on the blog of the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature initiative.

Agroforestry can stop land degradation

Participants at a global event to mark the World Day to Combat Desertification (17 June 2014) have heard how simple and affordable techniques, such as agroforestry, can stop land degradation.

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