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Report shows Climate-smart Agriculture can tackle the triple challenge

Integrating trees into dairy and maize farms can help to make them carbon neutral and increase yields, according to a new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations

Al Jazeera to highlight Centre’s research on orphan crops

A 6-part television series will showcase how entrepreneurs and innovators across Africa are using technology to change lives, including efforts at the World Agroforestry Centre to sequence the geno

Which indicators really matter for effective land management?

Indicators used to measure effective land management need to be simplified and agreement reached on data collection methods, says Tony Simons, Director General of the World Agroforestry Centre in a

$260 a bar, this is no ordinary chocolate

An article in Fortune tells the story of how a former Wall Street investment banker has become an environmentalist and chocolatier.

Centre to help prevent brain drain in Central Africa

A new research institute is being established to overcome ‘brain drain’ in Central Africa by training researchers and scientists at home and providing incentives for them to stay and work on solvin

Building resilience in the Philippines after Haiyan

One year after Typhoon Haiyan, farmers and fishers in the central Philippines are well on the way to building their resilience to future disasters.

Institute empowers women in Senegal

An award-winning research institution in Senegal is training women farmers, helping them to diversify and add value to a range of agricultural products.

Ethiopia’s remarkable regreening

An article in The Guardian reports on the remarkable transformation of degraded land in Ethiopia and how other countries hope to follow suit.

Climate change will hit India hard but agriculture can adapt

Asia is expected to bear one of the largest burdens of climate change, says the synthesis report<

Will merging environment and forestry ministries in Indonesia see benefits?

Indonesia’s new government has merged environment and forestry ministries in a move that many hope will “reduce a persistent dichotomy between the ecological and economic values of forest resources

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