A new development vocabulary in Africa “veils an attempt to institutionalize land grabs by foreign investors at the expense of local communities and farmers,” says an article on the website of the
Forest gardening – the practice of planting trees, herbs and vegetables in an agroforestry system – is an ancient tradition with modern relevance, says an article in the Financial Times.
An article in This Day reports on Nigerian Government’s commitment to the Great Green Wall initiative that may provide the basis for a sustainable green economy.
India is set to establish Asia’s first bio-ethanol refinery which it is hoped will tackle soil fertility and other environmental problems associated with burning paddy straw.
A recent dialogue event for the Asia-Pacific region has highlighted the need for scientists, policy makers and practitioners to better work together on climate change, minimizing risks and building
Despite the many advantages of integrated soil fertility management, adoption rates in sub-Saharan Africa are among the lowest in the world, according to an article on the blog of the Internati
An article on the website of the Lugar Center argues that hunger and malnutrition can be beaten by 2030 through better linking agriculture and nutrition, especially with agroforestry.
The introduction of strict community forest rules is helping to make use of abandoned land in West Sumatra, Indonesia and encouraging young people to stay on the land.
Nigerians have been called on to support the Great Green Wall initiative to combat desertification in the north of the country, reports an article in the Daily Trust, Nigeria.
Local communities in the Hassan District of Karnataka State, India have received small-scale oil-producing machines as part of the World Agroforestry Centre’s Programme for the Development of Alter