Forestry codes in the Sahel region of West Africa have a tremendous impact on how protected indigenous tree species are used and managed.
Fast growing tree species in agroforestry systems are now helping to supply cooking fuel in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
In Bangladesh, “the most effective way to reduce deforestation is through agroforestry,” says Syed Ajijur Rahman from the Center for International Forestry Research.
The Resilience 2014 conference is hoping to encourage debate on the transformation, adaptation and development of societies in the face of change.
A freely available and close to real-time deforestation alert and analysis system has been launched.
The potential for agroforestry in Sri Lanka to prevent erosion and supply fuelwood has been highlighted in 2 articles in The Island, which follow a visit to the country by scientists from
The domestication of local species may be a far more cost-effective strategy for ensuring food security than focusing purely on biotechnology, says Patrick Worms, a senior science policy advisor wi
The importance of the 500 million family farmers across the globe, not just in producing food, but safeguarding biodiversity and boosting local economies is highlighted through a blot post in the <
Poor nutrition may be accelerating the spread of HIV in Africa and could slow treatment and care for people living with AIDS.
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is seeking ‘gray literature’ relating to how trees affect food production and natural resource management.