Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Agroforestry partnership combats poverty and degradation in Haiti

A 2-part series of articles in Triple Pundit looks at how a partnership between Haiti’s Smallholder Farmers’ Alliance (SFA) and the company, Timberland, is transforming livelihoods and inc

Forest conservation and agroforestry hand-in-hand in Indonesia

In West Sulawesi, Indonesia, a community forestry program is enabling farmers to legally grow crops and trees within the forest.

Trees fund kids’ education in Haiti

Africa’s damaged soils struggling to support food production

Around 65 per cent of Africa’s arable land is too damaged to sustain viable production, according to a report by the Montpellier Pa

Transforming laws transforms a landscape

Changes to laws and regulations in Niger have seen a transformation in the landscape; benefiting farmers and the environment.

Soil underpins the health of food

The 1st Annual Food Tank Summit will be held from 21-22 January 2015 in Washington D.C.

Graduates to breed better local crops

“These scientists can now make quicker decisions about plant breeding, leading to higher nutrient content,” said Howard-Yana Shapiro, chief agricultural officer with Mars Incorporated in a an artic

Realising the benefits of the Moringa tree

The Moringa Tree, which is native to parts of Africa and Asia, is said to prevent many different diseases.

Businesses opt for agroforestry investment over carbon offsets

Companies are beginning to embrace the practice of ‘insetting’, that is, embedding sustainability activities, such as agroforestry, directly into their supply chains.

New book highlights strategies to help Philippines deal with climate change

A new book recommends approaches that will help the Philippines to mitigate, and adapt to, climate change, reports Business Week Mindanao.

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