Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

New book looks at what it takes to build a climate-smart landscape

A new book published by the World Agroforestry Centre looks at the pathways, methods and tools needed to build sustainable landscapes that deliver multiple services and fulfill man

Push for bamboo to be recognized in climate change mitigation

A new report shows how bamboo can restore degraded lands and forests, store carbon and supply energy to millions of rural communities.

Agroforestry features in new Colombian Amazon conservation project

A new project aimed at reducing deforestation and preserving biodiversity the Colombian Amazon plans to introduce agroforestry as an alternative livelihood strategy for indigenous communities.

Home gardens buffer climate change

Home gardens in rural areas can “tackle poverty, build resilience to climate change and ensure food security,” say Indian scientists.

Support women to reduce hunger

Given the right support, women can significantly boost yields and help make farming more resilient, writes Alina Paul-Bossuet of the CGIAR in an

Massive effort in Latin American to restore degraded land

Eight Latin American countries have announced an initiative to restore 20 million hectares of degraded forest and farmland, reports Reuters.

Focus on soils needed to build a food secure Africa

The declaration of 2015 as the International Year of Soils by the United Nations aims to highlight the importance of soil health to food security.

New video discusses agroforestry potential in the Greater Mekong

“When the climate changes, the farmers will at least have some food to eat if they have agroforests,” says Mr Kim Soben, from the Royal University of Agriculture in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

South Asia scientists upskill in agroforestry

Researchers from India, Bangladesh, Nepal and Sri Lanka are benefiting from specialized training in research methods relating to agroforestry.

Agroforestry theme for this year’s Tree Planting Day

The theme for this year’s Tree Planting Day in Rwanda is ‘Enhancing climate change resilience through agroforestry’.

Syndicate content