Agroforestry News

Rejuvenating agroforestry in the Pacific
August 11, 2014

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has plans to “re-ignite” agroforestry across the Pacific, according to an interview on ABC radio Australia.

Building agroforestry capacity in Tonga
August 7, 2014

Farmers, students and teachers in the South Pacific nation of Tonga are receiving training in agroforestry as part of a broader program to tackle the adverse effects of climate change on food produ

The key to retaining volunteer farmer trainers
August 6, 2014

Volunteer farmer trainers are helping dairy farmers in East Africa increase milk yields, but how can we make sure they remain doing this important work.

Indonesia’s new government must keep up REDD efforts
August 6, 2014

Indonesia’s incoming government is being urged to remain committed to ongoing efforts to reduce carbon emissions, reports the Jakarta Post through an interview with the chairman of the Red

Agriculture for development achievements in Ethiopia
August 4, 2014

An article on DevEx looks at the contribution agricultural research has made to development in the Horn of Africa – particularly Ethiopia - in the past 30 years since devastating famine hi

Agroforestry a key mitigation tool for Europe
August 4, 2014

Agroforestry for food security in Malawi
August 4, 2014

To meet its food security objectives, the Malawi Government is focusing efforts on sustainable innovations - especially agroforestry - that will increase agricultural productivity.

Philippines told to “proceed with caution” on oil palm
August 4, 2014

With the Philippines planning on becoming a major palm oil player, experts have warned that the country should proceed with caution to avoid the social and environmental issues faced by the industr

Quality, not quantity needed in tree planting
July 31, 2014

An article in DevEx discusses issues surrounding tree planting, such as “what are the implications for food security, biodiversity and landscape protection”.

Centre to have presence at Clinton Global Initiative
July 31, 2014

More than 1,000 of the most influential leaders from business, government, civil society and philanthropy will attend the 10th Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting, reports the Look to the