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Agroforestry News

Developing a taste for coffee agroforestry

Coffee drinkers are increasingly favoring roasts that are good for birds and grown in agroforestry systems, reports an article in The Outdoor Wire.

Centre researchers show harmful impacts of rubber expansion

A recent study has found that increasing amounts of environmentally valuable and protected land are being cleared for rubber plantations that are economically unsustainable.

Making the case for agroforestry in Columbia

In the Valle de Cauca region of Columbia, an innovative farm model is demonstrating the benefits of agroforestry.

Agroforestry at risk of falling through the cracks in Rwanda

In Rwanda, the slow uptake of agroforestry has been attributed to a lack of clarity about whether the practice falls under the Ministry of Agriculture or the Ministry of Natural Resources.

Nespresso progresses its agroforestry plan

One year into its sustainability strategy labelled ‘The Positive Cup’, Nespresso says it has made significant progress towards improving the lives of thousands of coffee farmers.

ICRAF at Our Common Future Under Climate Change, 7-10 July, France

Researchers from the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) will be part of some 2000 scientists and policy makers gathered at the International Scientific Conference,

Congo Basin Forest Partnership discusses future commitments

An article on the website of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) reports on the recent meeting of Partners of the

2015s biggest climate science conference

The year’s most important climate science conference, being held in Paris, France from 7-10 July 2015, will address key issues concerning climate change in the broader context of global change.

Turning a weed into biofuel

The Croton tree (Croton megalocarpus) is abundant in fields and villages in East Africa but the nuts it p

Towards greater agroforestry adoption in Central Asia

A new working paper discusses how the adoption of agroforestry for ecosystem and livelihood improvement can be enhanced in Central Asian countries.

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