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Charcoal and firewood in Kenya: new publications

Two new technical briefs by the World Agroforestry Centre and the Stockholm Environment Institute analyze charcoal and firewood use i

Youth active in promoting tree foods

An article on the Food Tank website explains how youth in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa are taking the lead in studying how trees outside forests (including in urban areas) can improve food

Agroforestry prominent in stories of hope for the future of food

Food Tank has highlighted 101 stories of hope, innovation, and success in creating a better food system.

Climate-smart agriculture at the Feed the Future forum

At the 2014 Feed the Future Global Forum, Dennis Garrity, United Nations Drylands  Ambassador and Former Executive Director of the World Agroforestry Centre,  moderated a panel on the imp

Fuels, cooking and cookstoves in Kenya

A new technical brief by the World Agroforestry Centre and

Garden exhibit inspired by agroforestry transformation in Ethiopia

The transformation of the Antsokia Valley in Ethiopia, from barren dustbowl to thriving oasis, has inspired an exhibition at

Agroforestry and forest management to aid food security in Zimbabwe

A new program in Zimbabwe will assist vulnerable smallholder farmers to sustainably manage forests, diversify their livelihoods sources (such as through agroforestry) and build their capacity to wi

Agroforestry employment aims to protect Haitian forest

A project aimed at establishing sustainable economic opportunities in agroforestry in Haiti and reducing threats to the country’s last remaining primary forest, the Macaya National Park, is set to

Equator Prize winners announced

The recipients of the 2014 Equator Prize exemplify community, grassroots efforts around the world to tackle climate change, environment and poverty.

Pitfalls with PES in Vietnam

The issue of whether Payments for Environmental Services (PES) schemes in Vietnam are environmentally or financially sustainable is discussed in an article in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.<

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