Students of agriculture, forestry and fisheries in Vietnam will benefit from a planned funding injection of US $3.3 million, reports an article in BaoMoi.
Climate change in the Sahel region of Africa is currently having a positive impact - increasing rainfall and therefore boosting harvests - but scientist warn the situation is only temporary.
A new publication calls for better recognition of indigenous peoples’ rights to practice shifting cultivation in Asia-Pacific to ensure food security.
Cashew nut farmers in Côte d’Ivoire might be reaping the benefits of the ‘money-harvesting’ season (February to June) but they and others could be benefiting much if local processing of cashew nuts
“The agri-food system is clearly broken,” says an article on the Foodtank website. Honeybee populations are collapsing, forested landscapes are fragmenting and the climate is warming.
The African Union has honored Professor Wangari Maathai by naming the gardens in front of its headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia after the late Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.
The US Peace Corps is supporting The Gambia in improving food security and environmental management through programs that encourage agroforestry, better farming techniques and diversification.
The effectiveness of agricultural extension programs in South Asia was discussed during a recent workshop in Washington DC.
In an interview on World Environment Day with 3BL Media, Tristan Lecomte, co-founder and president of Pur Projet, explains how agroforestry can increase coffee farmers’ resilience to clima
Rwanda’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Ministry of Agriculture will cooperate on a joint campaign for forest landscape restoration to ensure food security in the country, reports an article in