Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Soils as a major climate change issue

An article on the website, Think Progress, discusses the importance of soil as a climate change issue.

Summit to support green investments in Indonesia

The recently held Tropical Landscapes Summit 2015 looked at the role of green investment in driving growth in Indonesia and explored options

Indonesian agroforestry product approved for use in US

A natural flavor stabilizer, Damar gum, produced from the Damar tree (Shorea javanica) has

Where and how much shea can be grown?

Scientists have mapped shea tree populations to identify the potential of existing shea parklands and the most suitable areas for shea trees to grow.

Producing more in Indonesia’s drylands

Farmers in dryland areas of Indonesia are benefiting from the adoption of conservation agriculture alongside agroforestry.

Ambitious plans to boost agriculture in Bangladesh

Bangladesh is set to implement 2 major agricultural development programs that are aimed at pulling one-fifth of the country out of poverty.

Punjab to expand agroforestry program

A major agroforestry program in the Indian State of Punjab is being boosted with 9 million clonal Eucalyptus seedlings to be distributed free to interested farmers.

Soil Week and how agroforestry can reverse degradation

Global Soil Week, held from 19-23 April 2015, provided an opportunity to raise the profile of “the forgotten resource – soil” on the global

Photo-film highlights soil research in Tanzania

The importance of soil and its preservation is the subject of a photo-film, titled: The Ground Beneath Your Feet launched by the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) during

Equator Prize 2015: Focus on climate action

Nominations are now open for the Equator Prize 2015 which will honor 20 outstanding local and indigenous community initiatives that are reducing poverty, protecting nature and strengthening resilie

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