Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Fertilizer tree, Gliricidia, takes root in Zambia

Farmers in Zambia are reducing their dependence on chemical fertilizers by growing the leguminous tree, Gliricidia, alongside crops.

Research and media team up to reach millions of farmers in East Africa

Lessons in Theory of Change: Gender and Inclusion

Call for gender-friendly technologies in agriculture

Bridging the gender gap in agricultural productivity and food security requires technologies and innovations that are gender-friendly, says an article in SciDev.Net.

Success with fertilizer trees in West Africa

Fertilizer trees are helping to restore and enrich agricultural lands in Burkina Faso, Senegal and Togo.

About Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems

Moujahed Achouri, Director of FAO’s Land and Water division, discusses Globally Important Agricultural Heritage Systems GIAHS in an article on Africa Green Media.

Using plants to keep stored crops pest free

Small-scale farmers across the developing world lack a storage system that can keep their crops safe from insects and rodents, but new research on the use of ‘pesticidal plants’ is showing promise,

Centre’s innovative extension approach receives praise

Rural Resource Centres, set up by the World Agroforestry Centre in West Africa, are among the top 20 innovations benefiting smallholder farmers, according to an article in Spore, the magazine of

Tropentag 2015 conference

The annual Conference on Tropical and Subtropical Agricultural and Natural Resource Management (TROPENTAG) will be held from 16 to 18 September 2015 at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Germany.

New curriculum for integrated landscape management

A new manual has been developed to help project leaders in Africa monitor and evaluate landscape initiatives.

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