Agroforestry News

A revolution in tree regeneration spreads from Africa to Asia
April 30, 2014

The story of how Australian aid worker, Tony Rinaudo has helped in the recovery of drought-ravaged lands in Africa has been featured in the Sydney Morning Herald.

North lags behind south in agroforestry
April 30, 2014

In an article in the Irish Examiner, Patrick Worms, senior science policy adviser with the World Agroforestry Centre, compares himself to a used car salesman in his attempts to encourage f

Food security dialogue in Canada
April 30, 2014

The World Agroforestry Centre’s chief science advisor, Meine van

Agriculture on the up in East Africa
April 30, 2014

Agriculture is experiencing upward growth in East Africa, says an article in All Africa, due to public-private collaboration, youth involvement and the gaining momentum of agribusiness.

Jackfruit could replace staple crops under climate change
April 28, 2014

Researchers believe jackfruit could be a replacement for wheat, corn and other staple crops which are threatened by rising temperatures and unpredictable rainfall brought about by climate change.

Reducing emissions from agriculture: new study
April 28, 2014

Greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture could be reduced by more than half if the world consumed less meat, reduced food waste and managed soil nutrients better, according to a new report by

Centre scientist wins AfriCAN Climate Award
April 25, 2014

Climate change calls for a rethink on agriculture in Brazil
April 24, 2014

Rising temperatures are seriously affecting crop production in Brazil and may lead to a migration of farm lands to more temperate zones.

Expanding the carbon market for better grassland management
April 24, 2014

A new tool for managing grasslands is expected to help Chinese farmers embrace sustainable grassland management.

Guide to conservation agriculture with trees
April 23, 2014

A new guide by the World Agroforestry Centre will assist with training farmers to implement Conservation Agriculture with Trees.