Agroforestry News

Study shows value of climate information services to African farmers
November 5, 2014

Climate information services – which provide timely weather information to farmers in a useful format – are helping farmers across sub-Saharan Africa manage risks.

Expanding the green bonds market to agriculture and forestry
November 5, 2014

An article on the FTSE Global Markets website outlines how eligibility criteria is being developed by an Agriculture, Forestry and other land use (AFOLU) expert group for assets and projec

Future Earth initiative explained at sustainability science congress
October 30, 2014

During the recent Sustainability Science Congress, Cheik Mbow, Senior Scientist on Climate Change and Development with th

Agroforestry the way forward in Tuvalu
October 30, 2014

The small Pacific Island nation of Tuvalu is embracing agroforestry to help farmers adapt to the impacts of climate change.

The need to link mitigation and adaptation in climate change strategies
October 29, 2014

Actions taken in forests to mitigate climate change must be integrated with measures to adapt to it, says an article on the Forests News blog of the Center for International Forestry Resea

How much does your coffee really cost?
October 27, 2014

The ‘true’ cost of conventionally farmed coffee is significantly higher than that of best pratice farmed coffee.

New initiative pledges €41million to curb degradation
October 23, 2014

With desertification threatening agriculture and ecosystems throughout the world, a new initiative hopes to help curb the spread of land degradation and build resilience to climate change.

(World Renew) Sustainable Agriculture in the Rift Valley, Kenya
October 23, 2014

The vegetation cover is very low, and made up of sisal, acacia shrubs, and cactus. The people who live in the area are from diverse ethnic groups that coexist and work together in farmer groups.

Nobel Prize winner supports cocoa project’s community ventures
October 22, 2014

“I want all your children to have access to education for a brighter future,” said Kailash Satyarthi, child rights activist and co-winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize when he visited cocoa-farming

Israel offers agroforestry support to Philippines
October 22, 2014

Israel has offered to support the Philippines in further developing agroforestry through training students, farmers and agriculturists in mechanized farming technology that can be used on terraced