Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Achieving sustainability in agriculture

The role of trees on farms in boosting production is highlighted in an article in Africa Green Media summarizing comments from a live chat about the future of sustainable agriculture.

Farmers in Nepal look to alternatives amid changing monsoon patterns

Changes to monsoon rain patterns in South Asia, such as longer dry spells and shorter sudden heavy showers, are driving farmers in Nepal to look to alternatives such as agroforestry.

Study shows oil palm impacting on water quality

A new study suggests that oil palm may be impacting on local livelihoods by degrading water quality.

Inspiring landscape management in Kenya

The blog of the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature initiative looks at 2 approaches to integrated landscape management that are proving effective in Kenya.

First UN Environment Assembly hears how sectors need to interact

The first United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) was held from 23-27 June in Nairobi, Kenya with the aim of informing ongoing discussions to formulate a set of targets and indicators to succeed

The disconnect in forest and agriculture policy

The separation of farms and forests in policy is proving detrimental to biodiversity, food security and the ability of landscapes to provide ecosystem services.

New bylaws needed for success with conservation agriculture in Malawi

Conservation agriculture is being promoted in Kasungu, central Malawi to address the impacts of climate change but it is being hindered by some local practices.

A rich offering of landscape knowledge

As part of its 40th anniversary celebrations, the journal

Garrity explains Evergreen Agriculture

The practice of Evergreen Agriculture, essentially integrating trees into crop and livestock production systems to sustain a green cover on the land throughout the year, is explained by Dennis Garr

“Little-known” but very important: the CGIAR

An article on the website of The University of Sheffield describes the CGIAR as a little-known organization which is at the forefront of

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