Agroforestry News

Agroforestry News

How collaboration on cocoa sustainability began

An article on the website of the Sustainable Cocoa Initiative reflects on a meeting of all the major heads of the cocoa industry in Petit Bondoukou, Côte d’Ivoire some years back to discus

New US fund for sustainable land use

The US has announced a new program to provide incentives for communities in developing countries to better manage forests and engage in sustainable land uses such as agroforestry.

The complex link between plants, trees and rain

Vegetation cover may have an even greater effect on climate change than has been previously thought, according to a new study published in Trends in Plant Science.

Shea expands in Ghana

The shea nut industry has received a boost in northern Ghana with a new project to raise 2 million seedlings.

Ecological farming needed

On the International Day for Biological Diversity (22 May) Greenpeace draws attention to how food and farming systems can

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.

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