Agroforestry News

New materials to support carbon project in Kenya
May 7, 2014

Kenyan farmers who began receiving carbon credits in early 2014 for their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are being supported by investors, research organizations and NGOs.

Smallholders vital to food security
May 5, 2014

An article in National Geographic stresses the importance of small-scale farmers to global food security.

Agroforestry top priority for Indian state
May 5, 2014

Agroforestry has been announced as a top priority for the Central Indian State of Chhattisgarh to alleviate poverty and provide an alternative source of income for forest dwellers.

Promising prospects for agroforestry in Vietnam
May 1, 2014

An estimated 250,000 farmers are currently growing Acacia woodlots in Vietnam and earning equivalent to an additional adult wage from their agroforestry ventures.

Championing agroforestry in Afghanistan
May 1, 2014

Efforts to reverse decades of deforestation in Afghanistan are seeing people learn nursery and agroforestry skills, and plant fruit trees to feed their families, shade trees and trees that help pre

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.