Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Gender matters in climate change

A gender perspective needs to be integrated into research on climate change as well as programs and projects focused on facilitating adaptation (and mitigation) on the ground, says an article in

Agroforestry key to future of Ghana’s cocoa sector

Cocoa production in Ghana is set to decline unless more sustainable practices are implemented, reports an article in News Ghana.

World Bank says tackle climate change and poverty in tandem

Efforts towards combatting climate change and reducing poverty will be more effective if the two are addressed in tandem, says a new study by the World Bank.

Conservation agriculture training must target women

Conservation agriculture may be improving yields in Zambia, but there is a risk it could place an unnecessary labor burden on women, reports an article on the website of the Global Harvest Init

Concerns for rubber sector in new ASEAN Economic Community

Rubber has been highlighted in the new ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) integration programme as a priority sector, but an article in Rubber Journal Asia suggests “its future remains a grey

Learning to adapt to climate change in Uganda

Farmers in Uganda are benefiting from training in sustainable agricutlural practices; helping them adapt to climate change, while improving food security, nutrition and incomes.

Towards sustainable bioenergy in Nepal

Experts will discuss how agroforestry systems can help scale up sustainable bioenergy production in Nepal during a workshop in Kathmandu from 16-17 November 2015.

Forests and trees must be part of food security strategies

The importance of forests and tree-based systems to food security, nutrition and livelihoods­ especially in Ghana­ is highlighted in an article in Joy Online.

Innovative agroforestry project receives UN award

A project that is protecting Peru’s delicate biodiversity and encouraging farmers to grow sustainable cocoa has been recognized with an award from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate

Indigenous species can help India meet its wood demand

An article in the Millennium Post advocates for “already-developed agroforestry models using indigenous species for ecological sustainability and economic expansion” in India.

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