Agroforestry News

Climate experts to debate research in forestry, landscapes and sustainability
August 21, 2014

Six thought leaders on climate will put forward their ideas on how to change the future by challenging the present during a scientific debate as part of Climate Week in New York on 24 September 201

PK Nair receives prestigious forest award
August 21, 2014

Ramachandran P.K. Nair has received this year’s Award in Forest Science from the Society of American Foresters for his contribution to the development of agroforestry.

Evidence for reduced emissions when forest communities have tenure
August 20, 2014

Indigenous people around the globe, who are maintaining areas of forest, play a critical role in tackling climate change.

Vietnam aims to improve coffee processing and marketing
August 20, 2014

Chinese news agency, Xinhua, reports that Vietnam is one of the world’s largest coffee exporters and production increased 14 fold between 1990 and 2013.

Achieving food and nutritional security through family farming
August 20, 2014

With the International Year of Family Farming taking place in 2013, renowned Indian agricultural scientist, M S Swaminathan looks at what is needed to support these most important of producers in a

Diversity in cocoa systems generates higher returns
August 20, 2014

Diversifying production could help farmers in West and Central Africa increase the value of their cocoa agroforestry systems.

DF: Embrapa assina acordo para produção de biocombustíveis alternativos
August 19, 2014

A macaúba, uma espécie de palmeira nativa do Brasil, ganhará um novo incremento para a sua utilização como alternativa na produção de biocombustíveis.

Sustaining forests, sustaining people: IUFRO Congress
August 18, 2014

The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO), of which the World Agroforestry Centre is a member, will hold its 24th World Congress from 5 to 11 October 2014 in Salt Lake City,

(The Star) Sh2.8 million banana project for Ungunja farmers
August 18, 2014

Farmers in Unguja will benefit from a Sh2.8 million programme that seeks to enhance production of bananas and sweet potatoes in the subcounty.

Nurturing trees in Mali
August 14, 2014

Agroforestry is helping farmers in Mali increase their resilience to the impacts of drought and climate change and providing them with a range of products.