Agroforestry News

World Bank empowers communities to prevent forest loss
April 2, 2015

The first of the World Bank’s new Dedicate Grant Mechanism (DGM) projects is an agroforestry initiative in the Cerrado region of Brazil.

Philippines to rehabilitate land using agroforestry species
April 2, 2015

More than 9 million indigenous trees will be planted in the Philippines this year as part of the country’s National Regreening Program.

(SPORE) A community-based approach to extension
April 1, 2015

In West Africa, the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) has set up a network of Rural Resource Centres (RRCs) to stimulate farmer experimentation and adoption of agroforestry technologies.

Trees for girls in India
March 31, 2015

Every time a baby girl is born in the village of Piplantri in Rajasthan, India, the community celebrates by planting 111 trees.

Paper grown in agroforestry systems goes on display
March 31, 2015

To meet the growing demand for sustainably sourced paper and office supplies, manufacturers are showcasing their latest eco-friendly products to trade buyers in Dubai this week.

The rights of forest-dependent communities need protection under REDD
March 30, 2015

Efforts by rich countries to combat climate change by funding reductions in deforestation in developing countries need to be based on respect for the rights of indigenous peoples and forest communi

Soil health critical to Sustainable Development Goals
March 30, 2015

An article on SciDev.Net advocates for promoting soil health to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

(ANSAB) Kathmandu Declaration on Agroforestry
March 28, 2015

A consultation workshop was jointly organized by the Ministry of Agricultural Development (MOAD), Ministry of Forests and Soil Conservation (MFSC) of the Government of Nepal, World Agroforestry Cen

Cocoa agroforestry could help save primates in Côte d’Ivoire
March 26, 2015

A new study recommends shade-grown cocoa agroforestry systems to prevent further deforestation in Côte d’Ivoire which is drastically impacting on primate populations.

Agroforestry consortium launched in India
March 26, 2015

A Consortium of Industrial Agroforestry has been launched in India aimed at increasing green cover and coordinating efforts of different stakeholders, reports The New Indian Express.