Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Rwanda to plant multiple multi-purpose trees

More than 30 million trees will be planted across Rwanda as part of efforts to prevent soil erosion, rehabilitate forests and provide a source of fuelwood.

IFPRI launches new initiative to end hunger and malnutrition

A new initiative aimed at ending hunger and malnutrition by 2025­Compact 2025­ has been launched by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

A transformation with indigenous fruit trees in Cameroon

An article in the Cameroon Tribune outlines how the World Agroforestry Centre is helping farmers to increase yields and incomes through growing indigenous fruit trees.

Agroforestry reverses deforestation trend in the Amazon

In the Tome-Acu region of Brazil, farmers are “turning their back on Brazil’s old habits of treating the Amazon as nothing better than a limitless source of new land” and instead earning money and

New tool to help quantify the socioeconomic value of forests

A new sourcebook aims to provide a standard tool to measure the socioeconomic value of forests and their role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Coffee farmers in Uganda exchange climate-smart knowledge

Coffee farmers in Uganda are learning climate-smart agriculture techniques aimed at boosting production, ensuring environmental stability and increasing food security.

Centre strengthens ties with Australia

Australian High Commissioner to Kenya, HE John Feakes, recently visited the World Agroforestry Centre campus in Nairobi, Kenya to learn more about the Centre’s work and collaborative efforts with t

Protect soil biodiversity to protect our health

Improving land management to enhance biodiversity in soils will improve human health say researchers in new study published in Nature.

Getting climate smart in South Asia

South Asian nations are receiving training to build their capacity in climate-smart agriculture technologies, reports the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).

Agriculture has to be part of new climate deal

Agriculture might be present in 80 per cent of country’s climate action plans but it is still not included in the draft text of the new global climate deal.

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