|Ethiopia’s northern landscape transformed with trees||April 17, 2014||
The Tigray Region of northern Ethiopia is perhaps best known internationally for images of famine victims which were broadcast around the world in the mid-1980s.
|Call for nominations to 2014 Wangari Maathai Award||April 17, 2014||
Nominations are now open for the Wangari Maathai Award 2014 which recognizes outstanding individuals who are improving our forests and the lives of people who depend on them.
|Overcoming obstacles to grow African agriculture||April 17, 2014||
Agriculture is the cornerstone of economic growth, poverty reduction and food security in sub-Saharan Africa, but its potential needs to be unlocked.
|From policy to action with REDD||April 16, 2014||
An article on the European Commission’s Research and Innovation website summarizes outcomes from REDD-ALERT project which ran from 2009-2012 with 12 partner organizations and a focus on 4
|Climate change the focus of status report on African agriculture||April 16, 2014||
The 2014 Africa Agriculture Status Report is expected to focus on the effects of climate change on smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and how climate smart agriculture can increase productiv
|Rising demand for herbal medicine can increase cultivation of medicinal trees||April 15, 2014||
NAIROBI, Kenya (14 April 2014) -----Formalizing trade in herbal medicinal products has the potential to increase the demand for on-farm grown raw material and raise the level of cu
|(IFAD) Biofuels from indigenous trees: from soil to oil||April 15, 2014||
Crops such as jatropha have not delivered the hoped for biofuels.
|Costa Rica leading on PES||April 14, 2014||
Payments for environmental services (PES), especially in tropical regions, need to be recognized as an important tool for conservation and sustainable use of forests and other natural resources and
|Congress declares to spread conservation agriculture benefits across Africa||April 14, 2014||
A declaration by the First African Congress on Conservation Agriculture calls for national and international support to upscale conservation agriculture as a climate smart technology to reach at le
|(Nature) Biogeoscience: Africa's greenhouse-gas budget is in the red||April 10, 2014||
Africa had been thought to be a potentially large carbon sink — of great value in efforts to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions.