Agroforestry News

Could Africa help feed the world?
July 28, 2014

Africa offers “major solutions in feeding the world,” according to an article in DevEx which outlines some examples of what can be, and is being, done to improve food production and distri

Forests and forest loss explained in infographic
July 28, 2014

Irish-based Crowe Sawmills has produced an infographic showing how in 775 years all forests of the world will be lost.

India seeks to simplify agroforestry regulations
July 28, 2014

Simplified rules for growing, felling and transporting trees grown on private land should remove some of the current impediments to agroforestry in India.

Rural women transform their lives and landscapes in Ghana
July 24, 2014

Women farmers in the drylands of Ghana are overcoming harsh conditions to build a future for themselves and their families.

Former Centre scientist to serve on CGIAR Science Council
July 24, 2014

Thomas Tomich has been appointed to the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) Independent Science and Partnership Council.

Community radio helps Indian farmers prepare for drought
July 23, 2014

Radio Bundelkhand 90.4 FM has begun broadcasting special programs on drought-resilient farming practices such as agroforestry.

Korea to fund agroforestry project in Philippine province
July 23, 2014

Smallholder farmers in the Philippine province of Quirino will benefit from new livelihood activities, including agroforestry, as part of a project funded by the Korean Government.

Nigeria’s efforts for the Great Green Wall
July 21, 2014

The Nigerian state of Katsina is raising 2.5 million seedlings each year to combat desertification and play its part in the Great Green Wall initiative.

Ecological approaches needed for nutrition and food security
July 21, 2014

Food will become less nutritious in a changing climate, according to a new study by Harvard University, which makes it all the more important to find ecological approaches to agriculture.

Viet Nam could profit from Macadamia
July 21, 2014

Venturing into Macadamia production could help farmers in Vietnam increase their incomes.