Agroforestry News

Havana to host major agroforestry gathering
March 12, 2014

Forestry, coffee and cocoa will be under the spotlight in Havana, Cuba in April 2015 when 3 major events converge.

Trees for fodder under climate change: new paper
March 10, 2014

A new working paper by scientists from the World Agroforestry Centre examines the role of tree fodder in livestock systems and the growing of fodder for diversification in East Africa.

Family farms can nourish the world
March 10, 2014

Coinciding with the International Year of Family Farming, Food Tank has launched a report showing how family farms are “developing effective ways to address global food security, increase

Conservation farming in Zambia set to scale up
March 10, 2014

An 11 million Euro project in Zambia will see conservation farming improved and scaled-up to increase crop production in various parts of the country.

(CCTV Africa) Intensive Agriculture and Agroforestry in Kenya
March 7, 2014

Farmers can increase production and conserve natural resources by turning to agricultural intensification through agroforestry.

Agroforestry needed for a green revolution in Africa
March 6, 2014

Agroforestry remains an orphan in Africa, yet it is badly needed if the continent is to achieve a green revolution.

Forest policies affecting tree conservation in the Sahel
March 6, 2014

Forestry codes in the Sahel region of West Africa have a tremendous impact on how protected indigenous tree species are used and managed.

Building a business from agroforestry in PNG
March 6, 2014

Fast growing tree species in agroforestry systems are now helping to supply cooking fuel in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

Bangladesh needs agroforestry
March 6, 2014

In Bangladesh, “the most effective way to reduce deforestation is through agroforestry,” says Syed Ajijur Rahman from the Center for International Forestry Research.

Resilience 2014 conference
March 5, 2014

The Resilience 2014 conference is hoping to encourage debate on the transformation, adaptation and development of societies in the face of change.