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Environmental services

Trees among the trees: Cocoa farmers’ views on agroforestry

People of all ages love chocolate. But when it comes to farming cocoa, it would appear that younger and elderly farmers think different from the middle-aged.

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Trees among the trees: Cocoa farmers’ views on agroforestry
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Extension services in Côte d’Ivoire are increasingly recommending partially shaded cocoa

Trees are smart investments

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Trees are smart investments
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Improving farming practices for farmers and finding co-investment in the environmental services they provide is the focus of the new Smart Trees-Invest project, says Nhung Bui.

Four districts in South and Southeast Sulawesi initiate livelihoods’ conservation strategies

The ‘Environment’ component is one of three linked components that make up the AgFor Sulawesi project.

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Livelihoods’ conservation strategies in Sulawesi
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The ‘Environment’ component is one of three linked components that make up the AgFor Sulawesi project. Staff of the component organized a workshop in December 2013 to present the results of their livelihoods' vulnerability assessment.

AgFor Sulawesi at Konawe district fair and agricultural exhibition

AgFor Sulawesi participated in the Konawe District Fair and Agricultural Exhibition at the Konawe Extension, Agriculture, Livestock and Forestry Office in Unaaha, Southeast Sulawesi, 16–17 December

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AgFor at Konawe District Fair & Agricultural Exhibition
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AgFor Sulawesi participated in the Konawe District Fair and Agricultural Exhibition in Unaaha, Southeast Sulawesi

Vice-Minister: agroforestry key to sustainable development

Viet Nam is acutely vulnerable to climate change.

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Vice-Minister: agroforestry key to sustainable development
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Dr Le Quoc Doanh, Vice-Minister of Viet Nam’s Ministry for Agriculture and Rural Development: “Agroforestry is an especially appropriate solution to ensure livelihoods and sustainable development”

Villagers hail community-based monitoring system on environmental services

Wamena (22/02)-To ensure participation by civil society groups in monitoring land-use plans for low-emissions development in Papua

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Community-based monitoring system on environmental services
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Local communities were trained to document environmental services in each ParCiMon test village using simple methods

2014 Gender differences in land-use decisions: shaping multifunctional landscapes? Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 6:128-133

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Villamor, G.B. van Noordwijk, M. Djanibekov, U. Chiong-Javier, M.E. Catacutan, D.
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http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1877343513001760
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