Agroforestry News

(PopularResistance) Scientists Urge Governments To ‘Commit To Our Common Future’
July 11, 2015

Note: Popular Resistance applauds scientists for working together to solve the climate crisis.

(AfricaReview) Conference highlights the value of charcoal in Africa
July 9, 2015

Charcoal is among the most commercialised resources in sub-Saharan Africa, a scientific conference in Paris heard. A study by Mr Henry Neufeldt from the World Agroforestry Centre highligh

(allAfrica) African Scientists Promote Solutions to Mitigate Climate Change
July 9, 2015

The presentation [to the conference] was about the change in the pa

(AzoCleantech) Expansion of Rubber Plantations Drastically Reduces Soil Productivity, Water Availability, and Biodiversity
July 9, 2015

The research was recently published in Global Environmental Change and constitutes a joint effort by scientists at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) East and Central Asia office, the Chinese Ac

(Daily Monitor) Uganda’s mountain areas lack proper management of land and soil erosion
July 8, 2015

Uganda’s hitherto most agriculturally-productive Rwenzori, Elgon and Kigezi highlands suffer high crop losses and food insecurity, and yet register high population growth rates.

(AllAfrica) Charcoal Production in Sub-Saharan Africa Can be Sustainable
July 8, 2015

Henry Neufeldt will present at the session on Land-based mitigation: agriculture,

(Nature) Policy: Development goals should enable decision-making
July 8, 2015

In September, a United Nations summit of heads of state will adopt the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) — a set of 17 goals and 169 targets to guide international development.

(PhysOrg) Rubber expansion threatens biodiversity and livelihoods
July 7, 2015

Increasing amounts of environmentally valuable and protected land are being cleared for rubber plantations that are economically unsustainable, new research suggests.

(Imperial Valley News) UCLA partners in new Congo Basin Institute - a ‘game-changer’ for environmental protection
July 6, 2015

Los Angeles, California - UCLA professor Tom Smith has conducted research in Cameroon for more than 30 years, and preserving and improving the region is more than a career to him.

(TheEastAfrican) Rwanda Agriculture ministry urged to promote agroforestry
July 4, 2015

Slow uptake of agroforestry, a farming practice whereby trees are integrated on farms with crops, has been linked to lack of a supervising ministry. Agroforestry boosts produce as tree sp