Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

“We must invest in our world’s forests,” says UN Secretary-General

Speaking in regard to the eleventh meeting of the UN Forum on Forests (UNFF11), UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said, “To build a sustainable, climate-resilient future for all, we must invest

Bringing forest issues to the forefront

The Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) has published a review of its activities over the past 2 years, highlighting how it has “set the stage for negotiating the future International Arrang

Agroecology is an idea whose time has come

The ability of agroecology to help meet the challenges of increasing food production while protecting biodiversity and reducing carbon emissions is the subject of an article in The Ecologist

UN Forum on Forests calls for bold action and international cooperation

Participants at the 11th sessions of United Nations Forum on Forests are being urged to “strengthen the global political commitment to sustainably manage one of the planet's most cherish

India’s agroforestry policy approved

The Indian Government has approved the National Agroforestry Policy that was launched in 2014 to promote better natural resource management, improve livelihoods and increase forest cover.

Building resilience to climate change in the Pacific through agroforestry

Agroforestry and traditional knowledge can help communities in the Pacific become more resilient to climate change, say members of the Pacific Agriculture and Forestry Policy Network (PAFNet).

Understanding the links between climate change and soil fertility

A project in 3 African countries is seeking to overcome the problem of low yields by making farmers aware of the links between climate change and soil fertility, and what can be done to improve the

Going climate-smart in India

Climate-smart villages are being promoted in indigenous communities in India to address the impacts of climate change and a lack of technical and financial resources.

Climate change threatens coffee production

Rising temperatures and new rainfall patterns are limiting the areas where arabica coffee can be grown, according to a new study published by the In

Wangari Maathai Forest Champions Award 2015

Nominations are invited for the 2015 Wangari Maathai Award which recognizes the work of an outstanding individual in improving our forests and the lives of people who depend on them.

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