Economic valuations of sustainable land management practices in Jordan, Mali and Sudan have found that in all cases, benefits outweigh management and implementation costs.
In this, the International Year of Soils, the FAO has released a new book on the sustainable management of mountain soils.
Several organizations have combined to release a statement of intent to save Africa’s threatened wildlife, especially in the Congo Basin.
“How do we manage land better?” asks Dr.
The wheels have been set in motion to establish a Congo Basin Institute which will tackle some of the most critical issues in the region, including water, health, food security and climate change a
An article in the East African explains how farmers in many countries in Africa are benefiting from managing trees that emerge on their land from ‘underground forests’.
Our natural resources are not being managed sustainably and joint policy action is needed to achieve sustainable food security for all, says an opinion piece in Rwanda’s New Times.
Students of agriculture, forestry and fisheries in Vietnam will benefit from a planned funding injection of US $3.3 million, reports an article in BaoMoi.
Climate change in the Sahel region of Africa is currently having a positive impact - increasing rainfall and therefore boosting harvests - but scientist warn the situation is only temporary.
A new publication calls for better recognition of indigenous peoples’ rights to practice shifting cultivation in Asia-Pacific to ensure food security.