Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Institute empowers women in Senegal

An award-winning research institution in Senegal is training women farmers, helping them to diversify and add value to a range of agricultural products.

Ethiopia’s remarkable regreening

An article in The Guardian reports on the remarkable transformation of degraded land in Ethiopia and how other countries hope to follow suit.

Climate change will hit India hard but agriculture can adapt

Asia is expected to bear one of the largest burdens of climate change, says the synthesis report<

Will merging environment and forestry ministries in Indonesia see benefits?

Indonesia’s new government has merged environment and forestry ministries in a move that many hope will “reduce a persistent dichotomy between the ecological and economic values of forest resources

Model farm in Brazil promotes agroforestry

The Brazilian farm, Fazenda da Toca, hopes to become a replicable model for large-scale egg, dairy and fruit production using ecological methods.

Agroforestry is the new agricultural revolution

A 2 minute animation produced by the Pur Projet show the many benefits of agroforestry and its applicability across the globe.

The story of underground trees revealed

Underground trees are almost entirely buried and can live for more than 10,000 years in the savannahs of southern Africa and South America, but how did they evolve?

Study shows value of climate information services to African farmers

Climate information services – which provide timely weather information to farmers in a useful format – are helping farmers across sub-Saharan Africa manage risks.

Expanding the green bonds market to agriculture and forestry

An article on the FTSE Global Markets website outlines how eligibility criteria is being developed by an Agriculture, Forestry and other land use (AFOLU) expert group for assets and projec

Future Earth initiative explained at sustainability science congress

During the recent Sustainability Science Congress, Cheik Mbow, Senior Scientist on Climate Change and Development with th

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