Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Unless we act on soils, food security is threatened

A new study warns that soil erosion could endanger humanity’s ability to feed itself if nothing is done, reports SciDev.Net.

Underutilized species of the Asia-Pacific region

The first ever inventory of underutilized species and less known food plants in the Asia-Pacific Region has been released by Bioversity International.

New project in Malawi to address forest conservation issues

The Malawi News Agency reports on the launch of the 3-year ‘Empowering Forest Dependent Communities through Commercialization of Small Scale Forestry’ project which will be implemented by

Will climate change lead to more sustainable coffee production?

Global companies will need to “radically change their production models and sourcing relationships” for coffee in response to climate change, writes Alejandro Litovsky, founder and CEO of the Earth

Study to evaluate links between agriculture and ecosystems

Key interdependencies among agriculture and food systems, biodiversity and ecosystems are being studied in order to better highlight these links and quantify the benefits of ecosystems to agricultu

Pakistan must explore agroforestry’s potential

Pakistan needs to increase its tree and forest cover for the health and livelihood of its people, says Sharmila Faruqui , Adviser to the Chief Minister on Culture and Tourism.

Forests and trees for nutrition

Forests can help to alleviate global hunger, says a new report published by the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).

Centre’s gender research featured in CCAFS Annual Report

Advancing the practice of climate-smart agriculture, in farmers’ fields and in global initiatives, has been a major achievement of the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food

“We must invest in our world’s forests,” says UN Secretary-General

Speaking in regard to the eleventh meeting of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF11), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said, “To build a sustainable, climate-resilient future for all, we must invest

Bringing forest issues to the forefront

The Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) has published a review of its activities over the past 2 years, highlighting how it has “set the stage for negotiating the future International Arrang

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