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
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
NAIROBI, KENYA (February 4, 2014)—
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.
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.
Research by the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) shows that children living in areas of Africa with heavy tree cover tend to have more nutritious diets.
Farmer field schools in Ethiopia are helping to introduce commercial tree enterprises that benefit communities and the environment.
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, is set to open the World Congress on Agroforestry2014, demonstrating the importance the country places on trees on farms and in the landscape to bolst
The names of 100 African crop species whose genomes will be sequenced, assembled and annotated through the African Orphan Crops Consortium have been announced.
Dryland communities in Ethiopia will benefit from a new project aimed at moving from subsistence farming to sustainable rural development through increased food and water security and better access