Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Agriculture and forestry crossover in the Philippines

An article in the Sun Star, Philippines discusses how attitudes towards tree planting in agriculture systems have changed since the mid 1990s.

Gambia takes a stand on reducing emissions

Gambia, one of the world’s least polluting nations, is setting the bar high.

Agroforestry gives Indian farmers higher profits

Farmers in India who grow Eucalyptus and Poplar trees alongside traditional crops have been shown to increase their net profits by 2.5 to 3 times within 7 years.

Organic fertilizers – including human waste – can improve soil fertility in drylands

Soil fertility not water is the main constraint in crop production in the drylands, says an article in Kenya’s Daily Nation, explaining how many farmers can utilize livestock manure and ag

Project to improve coastal landscape management in Ghana

Coastal districts in the Western Region of Ghana are set to benefit from a US $3.3 million US-funded project aimed at strengthening capacity for low emissions development through improved coastal f

What would it take to make agriculture sustainable in Mozambique?

Large-scale investments are often considered a major driver of agricultural growth in food insecure countries, but these do not always result in sustainable farming practices and may not benefit sm

New network for biochar in Africa

Researchers and development professionals with experience and interest in biochar are being sought for a new network.

Zambia need conservation agriculture

Conservation agriculture is “one of the most efficient and scientifically proven adaptation options,” says a story in the Daily Mail, but its adoption in Zambia has been relatively low.

Nepal moves ahead on a national agroforestry policy

Nepal has taken its first step towards developing a national agroforestry policy, following a three-day consultation workshop held from 26-28 March in Kathmandu.

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