Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Renewed focus on agroforestry in Hawaii

Agroforestry is “experiencing a renaissance in Hawai‘i due to a renewed passion for eating sustainably grown local food,” reports an article in Maui Now.

Agriculture set to receive higher profile in global climate negotiations

There are high hopes that agriculture will finally gain the prominence it deserves in climate change negotiations.

Global event seeks to connect sustainable landscape management with finance

The Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case to be held from 10-11 June 2015 at the Royal Society, London aims to strengthen links between available private sector funding and needs fo

Global recognition for sustainable forest management

Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) is gaining momentum in intergovernmental processes, partnerships and projects, reports an article on the website of the International Institute for Sustainab

Improving refugee environments through agroforestry

Agroforestry is being used to protect the environment in and around 4 refugee camps in Rwanda.

Mechanized nursery in Philippines to re-establish forests and agroforestry

Nursing forests back to health is the aim of efforts in the municipality of Ayungon in the province of Negros Oriental, the Philippines, reports an article in The Philippine Star.

New mobile apps for better farm productivity

A series of mobile phone apps are helping agricultural producers around the world to collect and share soil, land-cover and climate data, reports the US Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural

Keeping the chocolate industry viable

Cacao crops are threatened by pests, fungal infections, a changing climate and farmers’ lack of access to fertilizers.

Solutions not debates key to future of agriculture in Africa

Instead of focusing on arguments about the Green Revolution or genetically modified crops, Africa needs solutions to boosting productivity, says an article in the Independent Online.

Can agroforestry help coffee farmers cope with climate change?

The future for coffee production looks bleak, writes Alessandro Craparo, an International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) Research Fellow at University of the Witwatersrand in an article i

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