|Conference highlights climate change challenges for Sri Lanka||August 2, 2013||
Climate change is already affecting agriculture in Sri Lanka, particularly coconut plantations which have experienced significant losses due to prolonged drought.
|The environmental cost of rubber in China||August 2, 2013||
The spread of rubber plantations in China is having serious environmental consequences.
|Integrated agriculture for the drylands||August 2, 2013||
Strategies to improve food security and livelihoods in the drylands through integrated agriculture are under discussion in Ghana.
|Preserving diversity through seed banks||August 1, 2013||
The creation of seed banks and seed exchanges are an important strategy for preserving ancient, heirloom varieties of important food crops.
|Agroforestry to aid Bangladesh’s coastal region||August 1, 2013||
A new plan to develop agriculture in the coastal belt of Bangladesh will see agroforestry as a key strategy to reduce poverty, food insecurity and environmental vulnerability and create livelihood
|Finding the real cause of the Indonesian fires||August 1, 2013||
Detailed analysis and field investigations are needed to determine the root cause of the June fires in Indonesia which created high levels of air pollution in Singapore and Malaysia.
|Arabica coffee threatened by climate change||July 30, 2013||
Changes in climate are threatening the production of arabica coffee which makes up around 70% of the 1.6 billion cups of coffee consumed across the world every day.
|Centre launches conservation agriculture project in Malawi||July 25, 2013||
A conservation agriculture project has been launched by the World Agroforestry Centre in three districts of Malawi - Mzimba, Thyolo and Dedza - to improve food security and build resilience to clim
|Potential for rubber in Nigeria||July 25, 2013||
Nigerian farmers are being encouraged to enter into rubber production to improve their economic situation.
|Cocoa grows successfully on grasslands in Cameroon||July 25, 2013||
Farmers in central Cameroon have invented complex agroforestry systems in which food and fruit crops, forest trees, palms and cocoa trees are combined and thrive together.