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Native Americans revive traditional agroforestry practices

The reintroduction of traditional agroforestry management systems is helping the Karuk and Yurok tribes of North America restore their forests and waterways.

Papua’s carbon potential highlighted during project review

Papua, the Indonesian province with the largest forest coverage, can play a vital role in initiatives to reduce carbon emissions from the land sector, says Sonya Dewi, World Agroforestry Centre Ind

Tanzania’s ambitious climate plan

Tanzania’s is seeking to implement a Climate-smart Agriculture plan that will invest Sh 1 trillion (around US $580 million) in activities to improve the resilience of agriculture in the country to

Medicinal plants threatened

The genetic diversity of medicinal plans is in danger as a result of climate change and overexploitation, reports an article on the Food Tank website.

Report shows Climate-smart Agriculture can tackle the triple challenge

Integrating trees into dairy and maize farms can help to make them carbon neutral and increase yields, according to a new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations

Al Jazeera to highlight Centre’s research on orphan crops

A 6-part television series will showcase how entrepreneurs and innovators across Africa are using technology to change lives, including efforts at the World Agroforestry Centre to sequence the geno

Which indicators really matter for effective land management?

Indicators used to measure effective land management need to be simplified and agreement reached on data collection methods, says Tony Simons, Director General of the World Agroforestry Centre in a

$260 a bar, this is no ordinary chocolate

An article in Fortune tells the story of how a former Wall Street investment banker has become an environmentalist and chocolatier.

Centre to help prevent brain drain in Central Africa

A new research institute is being established to overcome ‘brain drain’ in Central Africa by training researchers and scientists at home and providing incentives for them to stay and work on solvin

Building resilience in the Philippines after Haiyan

One year after Typhoon Haiyan, farmers and fishers in the central Philippines are well on the way to building their resilience to future disasters.

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