Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Business and the landscape approach

The disconnect between commodities and landscapes was under discussion in Bonn, Germany during a side event hosted by the World Agroforestry Centre at the 40th session of the Subsidiary

Push for agroforestry in India

The Indian state of Jharkhand is being urged to encourage agroforestry to revive green cover and generate employment.

FAO release success stories in climate-smart agriculture

Climate-smart agriculture can “improve farm yields and household incomes, leading to stronger, more resilient communities," said Helena Semedo, Deputy Director-General of the UN Food and Agricultur

Gender and tree planting story wins blog competition

A story about the relationship between gender and tree planting by Seline Meijer, PhD student with the World Agroforestry Centre, has been chosen as the winner for East Africa in a CGIAR

Beer grows on trees in India

A local Indian beer made from the leaves of the ‘salfi’ tree is substantially increasing the incomes of tribespeople in the state of Chhattisgarh.

Ecosystem-based adaptation and the smallholder

In a blog on the website of Conservation International (CI), Cecilia Harvey, vice president of ecosystem services at CI, gives a personal account of how smallholder farmers in rural Santa Elena are

Learning about landscapes in Sri Lanka

A recent landscapes workshop may have baffled local farmers, but scientists say it is important for them to be involved in the process as fellow stakeholders.

Building climate resilience in Rwanda

A new project in Rwanda aims to combat the impacts of climate change in disaster-prone areas in the northwest of the country.

Examining gender-agriculture-climate change dynamics in Malawi

Rural women in Malawi need strategies to better cope with the adverse impacts of climate change.

Which countries offer the best restoration opportunities?

With the world having lost almost half of its original forest cover, largely due to population growth and agricultural expansion, there are still vast areas of underutilized and unproductive land t

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