Agroforestry News

A little seed funding can go a long way
September 17, 2014

Whether it be revitalizing urban parkland in New York City or ens

(All Africa) As Forest Losses Rise, Zambia Plans a Timber Moratorium
September 17, 2014

Lusaka — Zambia's lawmakers are preparing to put a moratorium on the country's timber trade, blaming foreigners for a surge in illegal logging and timber exports, experts say.

Local and scientific knowledge needed to manage soil health
September 15, 2014

On the United Nation’s Day for South-South Cooperation the blog of the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature

The potential of breadfruit to alleviate hunger
September 15, 2014

Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) may be “the next superfood that will improve health and nutrition and al

Three-dimensional agroforests replicating forests and producing more food in Bangladesh
September 15, 2014

In Bangladesh, a unique form of 3-dimensional agroforestry is producing more than 25 times the income of rice and forming a canopy that provides a home for endangered plants and animals.

Boosting Tanzania’s dairy sector
September 15, 2014

A new campaign hopes to promote milk drinking among Tanzanians to improve nutrition and boost the country’s dairy sector.

Poor soils hinder food security in Africa
September 10, 2014

Poor soil fertility has caused Africa to lag behind other countries in agricultural productivity, according to a new report by the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA).

Centre awarded for commitment to reducing emissions
September 10, 2014

The World Agroforestry Centre has won the prestigious 2014 InsideNGO Operational Excellence Award for its efforts in offsetting carbon emiss

(Herald Globe) Africa food shortages blamed on poor soils
September 10, 2014

NAIROBI- A new report by the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) says that while farmers in many parts of the world regularly harvest up to five tons of maize per hectare, those in Afr

Call for papers on shifting cultivation in Asia Pacific
September 8, 2014

Papers are being sought for 2 new books on shifting cultivation in the Asia Pacific region which will be published by Earthscan in 2015.