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Agroforestry the way forward in Tuvalu

The small Pacific Island nation of Tuvalu is embracing agroforestry to help farmers adapt to the impacts of climate change.

The need to link mitigation and adaptation in climate change strategies

Actions taken in forests to mitigate climate change must be integrated with measures to adapt to it, says an article on the Forests News blog of the Center for International Forestry Resea

How much does your coffee really cost?

The ‘true’ cost of conventionally farmed coffee is significantly higher than that of best pratice farmed coffee.

New initiative pledges €41million to curb degradation

With desertification threatening agriculture and ecosystems throughout the world, a new initiative hopes to help curb the spread of land degradation and build resilience to climate change.

Nobel Prize winner supports cocoa project’s community ventures

“I want all your children to have access to education for a brighter future,” said Kailash Satyarthi, child rights activist and co-winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize when he visited cocoa-farming

Israel offers agroforestry support to Philippines

Israel has offered to support the Philippines in further developing agroforestry through training students, farmers and agriculturists in mechanized farming technology that can be used on terraced

Malawi farmers embrace 'miracle tree'

The small tree Tephrosia vogelii is changing the fortunes of farmers in the north of Malawi.

Rolling out climate-smart agriculture in East Africa

Climate-smart agriculture practices may now be in use by many farmers to improve food production, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and build resilience to climate change, but transferring this knowl

Trees and urban food supplies in Africa

The latest issue of the FAO’s Nature & Faune Journal analyzes how trees contribute to urban food supplies, drawing on the recent

Reflecting on traditional farming systems during World Food Day

With World Food Day in 2014 focusing on ‘Family Farming: feeding the world, caring for the earth’, an article in the Jakarta Post looks at how we can achieve food security through sustaina

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