Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

PES schemes proving more effective than carbon credits in Kenya

The effectiveness of a Payment for Ecosystem Services scheme in Kenya is discussed in an article on the website of the Thomson Reuters Foundation.

New study on trees and resilience in East Africa’s drylands

The role of trees in enhancing resilience to drought, floods and other extreme events in the drylands of Eastern Africa is the subject of a new study by scientists from the World Agroforestry Centr

Taking agroforestry to the landscape level

To coincide with the World Congress on Agroforestry, the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature initiative has posted a blog about taking tree-based e

Social forestry helping to buffer climate change impacts in Africa

At a seminar on mitigating climate change in Africa through social forestry, participants have heard of the many benefits of integrating trees into agriculture landscapes.

Agroforestry as a successful landscape management tool

Agroforestry is one of the most effective and popular tools available ‘locally’ to improve agricultural productivity and conservation outcomes.

Countries urged to follow India’s lead on agroforestry policy

As the World Congress on Agroforestry wrapped up last week, a joint communique was developed calling on governments and policy makers to prioritize the promotion of agroforestry by formulating nati

Improved collaboration needed in agroforestry

Agroforestry researchers need to work better with governments, farmers and development partners, according to Shri Krishna Byre Gowda, Minister of Agriculture in Karnataka State in South West India

Efforts to save the Mara River

Communities in the Mara River basin are banding together to improve water quantity and quality through measures such as agroforestry, reforestation and alternative livelihood options.

Sustainable agriculture project in Kenya earns carbon credits

A sustainable agriculture project in Kenya has not only been the first of its kind to earn carbon credits, it is also increasing crop yields.

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