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India’s agroforestry policy approved

The Indian Government has approved the National Agroforestry Policy that was launched in 2014 to promote better natural resource management, improve livelihoods and increase forest cover.

Building resilience to climate change in the Pacific through agroforestry

Agroforestry and traditional knowledge can help communities in the Pacific become more resilient to climate change, say members of the Pacific Agriculture and Forestry Policy Network (PAFNet).

Understanding the links between climate change and soil fertility

A project in 3 African countries is seeking to overcome the problem of low yields by making farmers aware of the links between climate change and soil fertility, and what can be done to improve the

Going climate-smart in India

Climate-smart villages are being promoted in indigenous communities in India to address the impacts of climate change and a lack of technical and financial resources.

Climate change threatens coffee production

Rising temperatures and new rainfall patterns are limiting the areas where arabica coffee can be grown, according to a new study published by the In

Wangari Maathai Forest Champions Award 2015

Nominations are invited for the 2015 Wangari Maathai Award which recognizes the work of an outstanding individual in improving our forests and the lives of people who depend on them.

Soils as a major climate change issue

An article on the website, Think Progress, discusses the importance of soil as a climate change issue.

Summit to support green investments in Indonesia

The recently held Tropical Landscapes Summit 2015 looked at the role of green investment in driving growth in Indonesia and explored options

Indonesian agroforestry product approved for use in US

A natural flavor stabilizer, Damar gum, produced from the Damar tree (Shorea javanica) has

Where and how much shea can be grown?

Scientists have mapped shea tree populations to identify the potential of existing shea parklands and the most suitable areas for shea trees to grow.

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