Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Gender and tree planting story wins blog competition

A story about the relationship between gender and tree planting by Seline Meijer, PhD student with the World Agroforestry Centre, has been chosen as the winner for East Africa in a CGIAR

Beer grows on trees in India

A local Indian beer made from the leaves of the ‘salfi’ tree is substantially increasing the incomes of tribespeople in the state of Chhattisgarh.

Ecosystem-based adaptation and the smallholder

In a blog on the website of Conservation International (CI), Cecilia Harvey, vice president of ecosystem services at CI, gives a personal account of how smallholder farmers in rural Santa Elena are

Learning about landscapes in Sri Lanka

A recent landscapes workshop may have baffled local farmers, but scientists say it is important for them to be involved in the process as fellow stakeholders.

Building climate resilience in Rwanda

A new project in Rwanda aims to combat the impacts of climate change in disaster-prone areas in the northwest of the country.

Examining gender-agriculture-climate change dynamics in Malawi

Rural women in Malawi need strategies to better cope with the adverse impacts of climate change.

Which countries offer the best restoration opportunities?

With the world having lost almost half of its original forest cover, largely due to population growth and agricultural expansion, there are still vast areas of underutilized and unproductive land t

Time to focus on forest genetic resources

A new report has found that half of all utilized forest species are under threat, and it calls for countries to improve efforts in conserving and sustainably managing the world's forest genetic res

Agroforestry supporting cricket!

A retired army major is successfully growing willow trees on his farm in Punjab, which is surprising many as the trees are not known to grow in such hot climates.

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