Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

“Little-known” but very important: the CGIAR

An article on the website of The University of Sheffield describes the CGIAR as a little-known organization which is at the forefront of

Forests and trees vital to human well-being

The 2014 State of the World’s Forests report outlines how forests and trees are fundamental to human well-being and survival.

Ambitious agroforestry project announced for Panama

The ‘Alliance for 1 Million’ reforestation project in Panama aims to promote sustainable socioeconomic growth, combat climate change and enhance the value of ecosystems through agroforestry.

Genebank to preserve Indian mango varieties

The unique mango heritage of the Indian state of Odisha is being preserved in a germplasm bank.

14th CGIAR scientist wins World Food Prize

The 2014 World Food Prize winner is Sanjaya Rajaram, a wheat breeder with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT).

Sustainable agriculture in Africa needs investment

“Now more than ever, innovative research on sustainable agriculture is crucial to Africa’s well-being,” says a post on the blog of the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature initiative.

Agroforestry can stop land degradation

Participants at a global event to mark the World Day to Combat Desertification (17 June 2014) have heard how simple and affordable techniques, such as agroforestry, can stop land degradation.

The fight against land degradation

“Land degradation is emerging as one of the major global environmental issues of our time,” writes Gustavo A B da Fonseca from the Global Environment Facility in the Huffington Post on the

Developed countries need to be more active in combatting degradation

On 17 June, the World Day to Combat Desertification, developed countries are being encouraged to take a more active role in combatting land degradation and desertification.

Nestle shares experience in increasing smallholder productivity

Nutrition, water and rural development.

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