Agroforestry News

Equator Prize 2015: Focus on climate action
April 23, 2015

Nominations are now open for the Equator Prize 2015 which will honor 20 outstanding local and indigenous community initiatives that are reducing poverty, protecting nature and strengthening resilie

Webinar on Maya Nut
April 23, 2015

Maya Nut and efforts to find a balance between people, food and forests is the subject of an upcoming webinar by Erika Vohman, Executive Director of the Maya Nut Institute.

Keeping Wangari Maathai’s vision alive
April 23, 2015

Earth Day – held on 22 April each year – provides an opportunity to celebrate and build on the vision created by Wangari Maathai, writes David Kayondo in an article on the website, Next Billion

Wrap-up of Beating Famine conference for Southern Africa
April 23, 2015

A summary of the recently concluded Beating Famine Southern Africa Conference has been posted on the website of the International Institu

Expansion of rubber plantations threatens biodiversity in Southeast Asia
April 20, 2015

Protected forests in Southeast Asia are threatened by the world’s growing demand for rubber tyres, according to new research from the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Angl

Garrity on a brighter future for Malawi
April 20, 2015

Dennis Garrity, Senior Fellow at the World Agroforestry Centre and UN Drylands Ambassador, discusses farmer-managed natural regeneration (FMNR) and solutions to climate-proofing agriculture during

Fertilizer tree, Gliricidia, takes root in Zambia
April 20, 2015

Farmers in Zambia are reducing their dependence on chemical fertilizers by growing the leguminous tree, Gliricidia, alongside crops.

Research and media team up to reach millions of farmers in East Africa
April 16, 2015