Agroforestry News

(The Guardian) Milking it: dairy farmers in east Africa are earning more by learning more
August 22, 2014

The use of volunteer farmer trainers has more than doubled volumes of milk sold. But how do you get them to stay?

(Devex) How agricultural research is creating a different future
August 22, 2014

Few global disasters in history have had an international profile equal to the famine that ravished the Horn of Africa exactly 30 years ago.

Carbon project brings new life to degraded Kenyan landscape
August 21, 2014

Kenya’s first verified REDD+ project has helped transform a landscape and improve the livelihoods of thousands.

Climate experts to debate research in forestry, landscapes and sustainability
August 21, 2014

Six thought leaders on climate will put forward their ideas on how to change the future by challenging the present during a scientific debate as part of Climate Week in New York on 24 September 201

PK Nair receives prestigious forest award
August 21, 2014

Ramachandran P.K. Nair has received this year’s Award in Forest Science from the Society of American Foresters for his contribution to the development of agroforestry.

Evidence for reduced emissions when forest communities have tenure
August 20, 2014

Indigenous people around the globe, who are maintaining areas of forest, play a critical role in tackling climate change.

Vietnam aims to improve coffee processing and marketing
August 20, 2014

Chinese news agency, Xinhua, reports that Vietnam is one of the world’s largest coffee exporters and production increased 14 fold between 1990 and 2013.

Achieving food and nutritional security through family farming
August 20, 2014

With the International Year of Family Farming taking place in 2013, renowned Indian agricultural scientist, M S Swaminathan looks at what is needed to support these most important of producers in a

Diversity in cocoa systems generates higher returns
August 20, 2014

Diversifying production could help farmers in West and Central Africa increase the value of their cocoa agroforestry systems.

Sustaining forests, sustaining people: IUFRO Congress
August 18, 2014

The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), of which the World Agroforestry Centre is a member, will hold its 24th World Congress from 5 to 11 October 2014 in Salt Lake City,