Agroforestry News

Soils conference calls for action August 24, 2015

Greater action is needed to stop the degradation of soils which are vital to food security and a stable environment, say scientists from across the globe.

Sustainable agriculture the focus of African forum in 2015 August 24, 2015

“The long-standing health of South Africa’s agricultural sector depends on the sustainability of farming methods,” says an article in Insurance Gateway Zambia.

Youth leading the way in agroforestry August 20, 2015

Youth around the globe are taking leadership in protecting their environments and advocating for ecosystem protection.

Academics urged to get involved in Global Climate Change Week August 20, 2015

Academics from around the world have united to create an event that encourages colleagues in all disciplines and countries to engage with their students and communities on climate change.

Ugandan students learn the rewards of farming August 20, 2015

Students in Uganda are being equipped with farming and entrepreneurship skills in an effort to demonstrate how agriculture can be a viable business and livelihood option.

(InsuranceGateway) Sustainable farming critical to food security in SA August 20, 2015

It’s been said that Agriculture forms the foundation of developing economies, contributing to gross GDP, food security, social welfare, job creation and ecotourism.

Kenyan farmers show how they are adapting to climate change August 19, 2015

The ingenuity of Kenya’s farmers in the face of climate change is the subject of a new report and exhibition.

Combating degradation with agroforestry in Haiti August 19, 2015

A new 2-year US $2.2 million project in Haiti aims to develop models of sustainable natural resource management that will combat land degradation and improve livelihoods, reports Haiti Libre

(DailyMonitor) School Farm Camp: Getting youth into farming August 19, 2015

A three-day school camp aimed at equipping students with entrepreneurship and farming skills was held from August 15-17 at Gayaza High School. “For many years, young people have looked at

Unlocking the potential of rainwater August 17, 2015

International organizations have called for scaling up of rainwater harvesting practices to improve food security and climate resilience.