Agroforestry News

Agroforestry to dye for
September 18, 2014

Agroforestry systems are helping women in Indonesia revive natural dye-making traditions and increase their incomes.

Indigenous trees have multiple benefits in Nigeria
September 18, 2014

Incorporating trees on farms in Nigeria can tackle climate change mitigation and adaptation, and food security, according to a new policy brief published by the World Agroforestry Centre.

Simple tools for evaluating landscape change
September 18, 2014

Photography and maps can be both inexpensive and valid tools for assessing and understanding changes in landscapes.

International agroecology symposium
September 17, 2014
A little seed funding can go a long way
September 17, 2014

Whether it be revitalizing urban parkland in New York City or ens

Local and scientific knowledge needed to manage soil health
September 15, 2014

On the United Nation’s Day for South-South Cooperation the blog of the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature

The potential of breadfruit to alleviate hunger
September 15, 2014

Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) may be “the next superfood that will improve health and nutrition and al

Three-dimensional agroforests replicating forests and producing more food in Bangladesh
September 15, 2014

In Bangladesh, a unique form of 3-dimensional agroforestry is producing more than 25 times the income of rice and forming a canopy that provides a home for endangered plants and animals.

Boosting Tanzania’s dairy sector
September 15, 2014

A new campaign hopes to promote milk drinking among Tanzanians to improve nutrition and boost the country’s dairy sector.

Poor soils hinder food security in Africa
September 10, 2014

Poor soil fertility has caused Africa to lag behind other countries in agricultural productivity, according to a new report by the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).