Cashew nut farmers in Côte d’Ivoire might be reaping the benefits of the ‘money-harvesting’ season (February to June) but they and others could be benefiting much if local processing of cashew nuts
“The agri-food system is clearly broken,” says an article on the Foodtank website. Honeybee populations are collapsing, forested landscapes are fragmenting and the climate is warming.
The African Union has honored Professor Wangari Maathai by naming the gardens in front of its headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia after the late Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
The US Peace Corps is supporting The Gambia in improving food security and environmental management through programs that encourage agroforestry, better farming techniques and diversification.
The effectiveness of agricultural extension programs in South Asia was discussed during a recent workshop in Washington DC.
In an interview on World Environment Day with 3BL Media, Tristan Lecomte, co-founder and president of Pur Projet, explains how agroforestry can increase coffee farmers’ resilience to clima
Rwanda’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Ministry of Agriculture will cooperate on a joint campaign for forest landscape restoration to ensure food security in the country, reports an article in
Programs to improve climate resilience in Africa and pave the way for sustainable development have received a boost with US $35 million in funding from the Global Environment Facility.
Nature reports on renewed interest in Africa’s indigenous vegetables and fruits for their nutritional and environmental benefits.
Participants at a recent workshop shared experiences with different approaches to out-scaling climate-smart agriculture using prioritization tools.