Agroforestry News

(SciDevNet) Tapping into local resources to curb malnutrition
March 9, 2015

When I was a child, my mother used to tell me over and over: “Eat a carrot, it’s good for your sight.” 

(Malawi News Agency) ICRAF trains nursery operators on fruit nursery standards
March 8, 2015

Blantyre, March 6: To boost the quality of locally-grown fruit trees in Malawi, the World Agro-forestry Centre (ICRAF) in conjunction with government through the Ministry of A

(Business Times) CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE' VITAL, RESEARCHERS PONTIFICATE
March 6, 2015

AGRICULTURE across Africa must undergo a significant transformation to meet the multiple challenges of climate change, food insecurity, malnutrition, poverty and environmental degra

African agriculture has stagnated
March 5, 2015

“Africa must leverage agro-biodiversity and ecological principles such as agroforestry to build resilience and harness natural capital,” writes Alex O Awiti, director of the East African Institute

Better fruit trees for Malawi
March 4, 2015

To boost the quality of locally-grown fruit trees in Malawi, the World Agroforestry Centre is training nursery operators in nursery management, registration and certification.

Women and wildlife focus for Africa Environment Day
March 4, 2015

The role of women in sustainable natural resource management and the fight against wildlife crime are major themes of this year’s Africa Environment Day, reports Standard Digital.

Conference discusses systems approach to tackling hunger
March 4, 2015

A conference from 3-6 March 2015 in Ibadan, Nigeria is discussing how integrated systems research offers solutions to tackling poverty, hunger and environmental degradation as part of global effort

Help beat famine in Southern Africa
March 4, 2015

The Southern Africa Beating Famine Conference, being held from 14-17 April 2015 in Lilongwe, Malawi, offers an opportunity to engage with a wide array of development organizations involved in promo

(Modern Ghana) Agricultural Scientists Argue That Systems Research Offers Solutions To Tackle Poverty, Hunger And Environmental Degradation Together
March 3, 2015

IBADAN, NIGERIA, March 3, 2015 – Agricultural scientists and researchers from over 30 nations gather today at the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) in Ibadan, Nigeria,

(Star Africa) Kenya opens Africa Environment Day with burning of illegal ivory
March 3, 2015

Celebrations to jointly mark this year’s Africa Environment Day and Wangari Maathai Day in Nairobi on Tuesday commenced with the burning of 15 tonnes of contraband ivory by President Uhuru Kenyatta