“Food systems must be re-imagined to incorporate more sustainable practices,” says an article on the Can We Feed the World? blog of the Agriculture for Impact initiative.
Farming on the slopes of a volcano is a risky business, but a new model farm project is promoting diversification and agroforestry systems to improve food security and reduce poverty.
Despite its global biodiversity value, the Leuser ecosystem of Sumatra remains under threat from deforestation, largely driven by subsistence agriculture.
An article in Yes Magazine looks at how indigenous farming practices in Mexico ensure high yields despite the challenges of marginal soils, steep slopes and harsh dry seasons.
The CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) has launched its 2014 Annual Report.
Highlights of the year relating to work by the World Agroforestry Centre include:
Journalists in the Philippines are receiving training to improve their understanding and reporting of climate change and related issues, report The Manila Times.
An article in the Daily Nation puts forward the many benefits of integrated systems of agricultural production to better utilize resources and increase productivity and profitability.
African family farms need technology generated by African scientists in Africa to increase productivity, according to Dr Ahmed Yakubu Alhassan, Ghana’s Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture in ch
Soil infrared spectroscopy offers farmers a fast, low-cost soil analysis technique, says an article in African Farming.
A new African institution has been established to promote Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EBA) as a tool to address chronic food insecurity in Africa, while contributing to sustainable agricultural pro