Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Seed policy needed to boost agroforestry productivity in Malawi

Lack of a seed policy in Malawi may be hampering efforts in agroforestry, explains an article in Blantyre Newspapers Online.

Hope for our food systems

An article on the Food Tank website profiles 101 stories of hope, innovation and success in creating a better food system.

Farming charcoal trees in Kenya

Planting trees specifically for charcoal production can provide Kenyan farmers with lucrative income as well as prevent forest destruction, says an article in the Daily Nation.

Coffee agroforestry – a win-win for birds and farmers

The importance of coffee agroforestry systems in providing habitat for birds is highlighted in an article in The Conversation.

Enhancing agroforestry in Nepal

A project aimed at enhancing agroforestry and community forestry systems in Nepal, is beginning to see impact, according to a blog by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Resear

East African countries learn NRM lessons from Burundi

Burundi has showcased measures to prevent environmental degradation while its growing population continues to practice intensive agriculture.

Turning agroforestry waste into acoustic material

Researchers have managed to convert fibers from orange tree prunings into boards that provide a 150% improvement in acoustic insulation compared to conventional gypsum boards.

FAO Chief calls for paradigm shift in agriculture

Our current predominant model of agricultural production is “not suitable for the new food security challenges of the 21st century,” says José Graziano da Silva, Director General of the Food and Ag

We have the means to limit climate change and build a more prosperous future

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) yesterday presented the findings of it's latest report to policy makers, civil socie

Making PES more equitable: Uganda conference

Uganda is hosting a conference and technical workshop in late March to discuss how to make mechanisms that promote the protection of natural resources – such as Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES

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