Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

Introducing Dr Javed Rizvi; Regional Coordinator for South Asia

ICRAF is glad to announce the appointment of Dr Javed

Latest achievements in climate-smart agriculture

As the climate changes, can we achieve food security, while reducing rural poverty, improving health and nutrition, and sustainably managing our natural resources?

The traditional tea gardens of Yunnan

A story on the website, Resurgence and Ecologist, describes the long-held tradition of growing tea under agroforestry systems in Yunnan, southwest China.

Reaping rewards from agroforestry in Kenya

A growing number of Kenyans are making a living out of commercially producing trees in agroforestry systems.

Trees revitalizing Tamil Nadu

In response to increasing desertification in Tamil Nadu, southern India, an innovative project is working with communities to bring tree-based agriculture back to the heart of rural Indian culture.

ASEAN nations to benefit from funds for climate change and food security

New funds will be available to ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) states for projects that address food security, poverty and climate change.

Land for Life award finalists announced

The finalists for the 2014 Land for Life Award have been announced, including organizations working to promote agroforestry in both Pakistan and Nicaragua.

Breeding orphan crops for food security in Africa

The Guardian carries a story on the work of the African Plant Breeding Academy into how 100 ‘orphan crops’ could help provide food security to millions of African people

Agroforestry and pre-competitive partnerships needed for sustainable cocoa

Meeting the high demand for sustainable cocoa is going to require greater uptake of agroforestry and for companies to put aside competitiveness and work together in defining and measuring environme

Conservation agriculture in Iraq

Conservation agriculture is helping communities in Iraq increase crop productivity, profitability and sustainability.

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