Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

New network for biochar in Africa

Researchers and development professionals with experience and interest in biochar are being sought for a new network.

Zambia need conservation agriculture

Conservation agriculture is “one of the most efficient and scientifically proven adaptation options,” says a story in the Daily Mail, but its adoption in Zambia has been relatively low.

Nepal moves ahead on a national agroforestry policy

Nepal has taken its first step towards developing a national agroforestry policy, following a three-day consultation workshop held from 26-28 March in Kathmandu.

Major funding boost for agriculture in Ghana

A major funding boost for agriculture in Ghana aims to promote climate change adaptation and better link smallholder farmers to markets.

Better livelihoods through tree nursery training in The Gambia

Farmers in the Lower Badibou District of the North Bank Region, The Gambia, have been receiving training in tree nursery management as part of a project to promote agroforestry.

Protecting forests, shea and livelihoods in Burkina Faso

A tree nursery in Cassou, southern Burkina Faso, is helping women to remain self-sufficient as well as restoring native forest, reports an article on the website of the Thomson Reuters Foundati

Superior fruit trees in the Philippines

Central Luzon State University is seeking to establish a permanent and large-scale source of planting materials of high-value fruit trees, reports The Philippine Star.

Greenpeace report pushes for ecological farming in Africa

A new report by Greenpeace demonstrates how ecological farming practices, such as agroforestry, water harvesting and organic farming, can provide substantial financial benefits to small-scale farme

Young speakers being sought for Forestry Congress

Young, passionate and inspiring speakers are being sought to make a TEDx-style presentation during a special event as part of the

Transforming the role of the smallholder

“Why are smallholder farmers so poor,” asks Hugh Locke, Cofounder and president of the Smallholder Farmers Alliance, in an article in The Guardian.

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