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February 13, 2019
What prevents landscapes in Indonesia from functioning well

For immediate release What prevents landscapes in Indonesia from...

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February 11, 2019
Árboles en Finca: un cambio para la biodiversidad en Honduras

    6 de noviembre de 2018. El objetivo de nuestro nuevo...

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Árboles en Finca: un cambio para la biodiversidad en Honduras     6 de noviembre de 2018. El objetivo de nuestro nuevo proyecto Árboles en Finca es identificar y apoyar enfoques innovadores para integrar a los árboles en los paisajes agrícolas. Especialmente, en los países tropicales en desarrollo... The post Árboles en Finca: un cambio para la biodiversidad en Honduras appeared first on Agroforestry World.

February 11, 2019
Trees on farms in Honduras: a chance for biodiversity

  Among the cattle ranches, mountainous natural forests and...

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Trees on farms in Honduras: a chance for biodiversity   Among the cattle ranches, mountainous natural forests and smallholdings of Catacamas, Honduras, researcher Yves Zinngrebe encounters farmers with both large and small holdings who are interested in the Trees on Farms for Biodiversity project and its transformative... The post Trees on farms in Honduras: a chance for biodiversity appeared first on Agroforestry World.

February 5, 2019
Land restoration is a strategic investment in Ethiopia

Productive land leads to many benefits but achieving productivity needs...

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Land restoration is a strategic investment in Ethiopia Productive land leads to many benefits but achieving productivity needs a change of thinking. The post Land restoration is a strategic investment in Ethiopia appeared first on Agroforestry World.

February 4, 2019
No single formula for all forms of deforestation

For immediate release No single formula for all forms of...

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February 4, 2019
New paradigm unfolds to rapidly regreen Africa

  The Regreening Africa project is charting new paths into complex...

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New paradigm unfolds to rapidly regreen Africa   The Regreening Africa project is charting new paths into complex, unmapped territory in its effort to restore 1 million hectares of land in eight countries within five years. The goal of the Reversing Land Degradation in Africa... The post New paradigm unfolds to rapidly regreen Africa appeared first on Agroforestry World.

January 31, 2019
Climate-change response: More trees on farms in Southeast Asia

For immediate releaseBogor, Indonesia, 31 January 2019 —...

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January 31, 2019
2.5 million hectares pledged to be restored in the Caucasus and Central...

Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and...

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2.5 million hectares pledged to be restored in the Caucasus and Central Asia Armenia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan have pledged to put millions of hectares under restoration by 2030. The post 2.5 million hectares pledged to be restored in the Caucasus and Central Asia appeared first on Agroforestry World.

January 29, 2019
Cattle urine’s planet-warming power can be curtailed with land...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECali, Colombia, 29 January 2019 —When cow...

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January 29, 2019
Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry: impact on ASEAN

  The Group brought together experts from ASEAN and beyond to...

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Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry: impact on ASEAN   The Group brought together experts from ASEAN and beyond to provide critical input to key regional guiding documents   The Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry for Food and Nutrition Security, Sustainable Agriculture and Land Restoration was formed in early... The post Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry: impact on ASEAN appeared first on Agroforestry World.

January 28, 2019
Why planting trees on farms benefits farmers under a changing climate

Shifting from conventional farms to agroforestry farms brings various...

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Why planting trees on farms benefits farmers under a changing climate Shifting from conventional farms to agroforestry farms brings various benefits to communities as they face the threat of a changing climate. Agroforestry, the practice of planting trees and crops in the same area, may serve as a sustainable... The post Why planting trees on farms benefits farmers under a changing climate appeared first on Agroforestry World.

January 28, 2019
Agricultural innovation in the mountains: a new direction

  The Mountain Futures Innovation Platform in Yunnan, China is a...

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Agricultural innovation in the mountains: a new direction   The Mountain Futures Innovation Platform in Yunnan, China is a new way to better understand upland landscapes for sustainable development.   The Mountain Futures Innovation Platform was inaugurated on 11 January 2019 by World Agroforestry and the... The post Agricultural innovation in the mountains: a new direction appeared first on Agroforestry World.

January 26, 2019
We can forecast weather and prepare our farm better

  ‘When the mountain turns pink, with the clouds rising along its top,...

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We can forecast weather and prepare our farm better   ‘When the mountain turns pink, with the clouds rising along its top, and the goats eat more, it will rain.’   By Tran Ha My, Elisabeth Simelton, Le Thi Tam   For thousands of years, the farmers... The post We can forecast weather and prepare our farm better appeared first on Agroforestry World.

January 17, 2019
World Agroforestry Cameroon: outstanding practice in agroecology...

For immediate release World Agroforestry Cameroon: outstanding practice...

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January 17, 2019
Technologies to enhance and monitor soil carbon for Africa

Healthy soil is critical for productive agriculture in Africa. To...

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Technologies to enhance and monitor soil carbon for Africa Healthy soil is critical for productive agriculture in Africa. To address declining health, countries are sharing knowledge and learning about new technologies. The post Technologies to enhance and monitor soil carbon for Africa appeared first on Agroforestry World.

January 16, 2019
ASEAN Guidelines for Agroforestry Development set to revolutionize land...

    The endorsement of the Guidelines by the region’s ministers of...

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ASEAN Guidelines for Agroforestry Development set to revolutionize land use in Southeast Asia     The endorsement of the Guidelines by the region’s ministers of agriculture and forestry paves the way for implementation to restore degraded landscapes, improve food security and livelihoods, enhance farmers’ resilience and meet nationally determined contributions to... The post ASEAN Guidelines for Agroforestry Development set to revolutionize land use in Southeast Asia appeared first on Agroforestry World.

December 21, 2018
Trees on farms contributing to post-2020 biodiversity framework

  As countries wrapped up discussion at CBD COP 14 in Sharm el...

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Trees on farms contributing to post-2020 biodiversity framework   As countries wrapped up discussion at CBD COP 14 in Sharm el Sheik, Egypt, the Trees on Farms for Biodiversity team reflected on what was needed to accelerate action towards the Aichi Biodiversity Targets and to contribute... The post Trees on farms contributing to post-2020 biodiversity framework appeared first on Agroforestry World.

December 21, 2018
Challenging gender norms around trees and land restoration in West...

Trees are important sources of income for many women in the drylands of...

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Challenging gender norms around trees and land restoration in West Africa: can research be transformative? Trees are important sources of income for many women in the drylands of West Africa, yet women often have little say in decisions about how land and trees are managed or how household income is used. This story... The post Challenging gender norms around trees and land restoration in West Africa: can research be transformative? appeared first on Agroforestry World.

December 21, 2018
Operationalizing the Agroforestry Strategy and Plan for Rwanda

  Agroforestry will help the country meet its land-restoration...

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Operationalizing the Agroforestry Strategy and Plan for Rwanda   Agroforestry will help the country meet its land-restoration targets.    Rwanda was the first African country to declare a target for land restoration, aiming for 2 million hectares by 2030, equivalent to 76% of its total land... The post Operationalizing the Agroforestry Strategy and Plan for Rwanda appeared first on Agroforestry World.

December 20, 2018
Trees on farms: a biodiversity assessment tool

  Researchers have created a new tool to measure biological...

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Trees on farms: a biodiversity assessment tool   Researchers have created a new tool to measure biological diversity in farm land, which will prove useful for the purposes of the Convention on Biological Diversity.   The United Nations Biodiversity Conference held 17–29 November 2018 in... The post Trees on farms: a biodiversity assessment tool appeared first on Agroforestry World.

December 19, 2018
In Andhra Pradesh, World Agroforestry dives deep into the science of...

  Zero-budget natural farming (ZBNF) is reported to be followed by...

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In Andhra Pradesh, World Agroforestry dives deep into the science of Zero-Budget Natural Farming   Zero-budget natural farming (ZBNF) is reported to be followed by 8% of farmers in Andhra Pradesh, India, making it probably the world’s most successful natural farming approach. “Adoption rates elsewhere of nature-friendly agriculture rarely exceed 1%,” says... The post In Andhra Pradesh, World Agroforestry dives deep into the science of Zero-Budget Natural Farming appeared first on Agroforestry World.

December 19, 2018
In Andhra Pradesh, ICRAF starts deep dive into science of Zero-Budget...

Zero-budget natural farming (ZBNF) is reported to be followed by 8% of...

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In Andhra Pradesh, ICRAF starts deep dive into science of Zero-Budget Natural Farming Zero-budget natural farming (ZBNF) is reported to be followed by 8% of farmers in Andhra Pradesh, making it probably the world’s most successful natural farming approach. “Adoption rates elsewhere of nature-friendly agriculture rarely exceed 1%,” says Vijay Kumar,...

December 18, 2018
The Tamale Declaration: a regreening plan for northern Ghana

  An international workshop has called for an integrated plan to...

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The Tamale Declaration: a regreening plan for northern Ghana   An international workshop has called for an integrated plan to regreen the region.   The climax of the international workshop held late November 2018 in Tamale, the capital of Ghana’s Northern Region, was when the nearly 60... The post The Tamale Declaration: a regreening plan for northern Ghana appeared first on Agroforestry World.

December 17, 2018
REDD+ and the Sustainable Development Goals: the case of the Democratic...

The rainforest nation is taking steps to improve links between the two...

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REDD+ and the Sustainable Development Goals: the case of the Democratic Republic of Congo The rainforest nation is taking steps to improve links between the two mechanisms. The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the world’s second-largest rainforest nation, with about 150 million hectares of forests, equivalent to almost 70% of the... The post REDD+ and the Sustainable Development Goals: the case of the Democratic Republic of Congo appeared first on Agroforestry World.

December 14, 2018
Climate-Smart Agriculture Papers: new book answers decade-old questions

A new open-source book containing previously undocumented scientific...

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Climate-Smart Agriculture Papers: new book answers decade-old questions A new open-source book containing previously undocumented scientific evidence that could help practitioners bring CSA to scale is published. The post Climate-Smart Agriculture Papers: new book answers decade-old questions appeared first on Agroforestry World.

December 14, 2018
The CSA Papers: new book volume explores five dimensions of climate-...

A new open-source book containing previously undocumented scientific...

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The CSA Papers: new book volume explores five dimensions of climate-smart agriculture to help answer decade-old questions A new open-source book containing previously undocumented scientific evidence that could help practitioners bring CSA to scale is published.

December 10, 2018
Duas das principais instituições internacionais de pesquisa...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEDuas das principais instituições internacionais de...

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December 10, 2018
In the Peruvian Amazon, aspirations become reality with the first...

In the Peruvian Amazon, aspirations become reality with the first...

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December 7, 2018
Successful farmer-managed natural regeneration in Ghana: a case study

  A community in Ghana have taken only five years to restore their...

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Successful farmer-managed natural regeneration in Ghana: a case study   A community in Ghana have taken only five years to restore their forest and are already enjoying the benefits.   Samuel Abasiba of World Vision Ghana defines farmer-managed natural regeneration (FMNR) as “a low-cost land restoration technique... The post Successful farmer-managed natural regeneration in Ghana: a case study appeared first on Agroforestry World.

December 7, 2018
Call to action: more trees to restore landscapes and improve...

“There is an urgent need in northern Ghana for metro, municipal and...

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Call to action: more trees to restore landscapes and improve livelihoods in northern Ghana “There is an urgent need in northern Ghana for metro, municipal and district assemblies, NGOs and civil society organizations to act immediately to address issues such as land tenure, bush fires, indiscriminate tree cutting, and a lack of... The post Call to action: more trees to restore landscapes and improve livelihoods in northern Ghana appeared first on Agroforestry World.

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