Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Is Baobab the next ‘super food’?

An article on the website, TreeHugger, looks at how the baobab tree can help empower poor and marginalized communities.

Integrated landscape management relies on better policies

Improved and better integrated policies are needed if Integrated Landscape Management (ILM) is to be successful, a recent workshop has held.

India’s treed states to reap reward

India’s Finance Commissions has for the first time recognized the critical role of forests and trees in providing vital products and services along with huge ecological benefits.

Renewed focus on agroforestry in Hawaii

Agroforestry is “experiencing a renaissance in Hawai‘i due to a renewed passion for eating sustainably grown local food,” reports an article in Maui Now.

Agriculture set to receive higher profile in global climate negotiations

There are high hopes that agriculture will finally gain the prominence it deserves in climate change negotiations.

Global event seeks to connect sustainable landscape management with finance

The Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case to be held from 10-11 June 2015 at the Royal Society, London aims to strengthen links between available private sector funding and needs fo

Global recognition for sustainable forest management

Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) is gaining momentum in intergovernmental processes, partnerships and projects, reports an article on the website of the International Institute for Sustainab

Improving refugee environments through agroforestry

Agroforestry is being used to protect the environment in and around 4 refugee camps in Rwanda.

Mechanized nursery in Philippines to re-establish forests and agroforestry

Nursing forests back to health is the aim of efforts in the municipality of Ayungon in the province of Negros Oriental, the Philippines, reports an article in The Philippine Star.

New mobile apps for better farm productivity

A series of mobile phone apps are helping agricultural producers around the world to collect and share soil, land-cover and climate data, reports the US Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural

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