Agroforestry News

(EIN Presswire) Mars’ Vision For Change Project Draws Support From Director General Of The Cocoa And Coffee Council Of Côte d’Ivoire
November 21, 2014

Last week, the Vision for Change project was honored to welcome Madame Massandje Toure-Litse, Director General of the Cocoa & Coffee Council (Conseil Café Cacao or CCC) of Côte d’Ivoire, for a

Al Jazeera screens story on breeding local food for better nutrition
November 20, 2014

Al Jazeera English’s program Innovate Africa will profile work being done at the World Agroforestry Centre to develop lesser-known food crops in Africa.

30 million trees for Rwanda
November 20, 2014

Rwanda will plant 30 million trees to help restore its forests, provide fuelwood and to curb erosion and greenhouse gas emissions.

(Business Daily) Celebrating Kenyan lives, landscapes with art you can invest in
November 20, 2014

ICRAF is world-renowned as the one and only United Nations agency that focuses on agro-forestry.

Native Americans revive traditional agroforestry practices
November 19, 2014

The reintroduction of traditional agroforestry management systems is helping the Karuk and Yurok tribes of North America restore their forests and waterways.

(ICAR) NRCAF Observes Farm Innovators Day & World Toilet Day
November 19, 2014

Dr. Javed Rizvi, Regional Director, and Dr.

Papua’s carbon potential highlighted during project review
November 17, 2014

Papua, the Indonesian province with the largest forest coverage, can play a vital role in initiatives to reduce carbon emissions from the land sector, says Sonya Dewi, World Agroforestry Centre Ind

Tanzania’s ambitious climate plan
November 17, 2014

Tanzania’s is seeking to implement a Climate-smart Agriculture plan that will invest Sh 1 trillion (around US $580 million) in activities to improve the resilience of agriculture in the country to

Medicinal plants threatened
November 17, 2014

The genetic diversity of medicinal plans is in danger as a result of climate change and overexploitation, reports an article on the Food Tank website.

Report shows Climate-smart Agriculture can tackle the triple challenge
November 13, 2014

Integrating trees into dairy and maize farms can help to make them carbon neutral and increase yields, according to a new report by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations