Agroforestry News

(SciDevNet) Land management is ‘drowning in a sea of data’
November 10, 2014

Forestsdeserts and other habitats are suffering w

(Huffingtonpost) Slowing the Brain Drain in Central Africa to Protect the Environment and Public Health
November 8, 2014

Central Africa--long plagued by conflict and widespread poverty--faces another significant challenge to sustainable development: a debilitating brain drain.

Climate change will hit India hard but agriculture can adapt
November 6, 2014

Asia is expected to bear one of the largest burdens of climate change, says the synthesis report<

Will merging environment and forestry ministries in Indonesia see benefits?
November 6, 2014

Indonesia’s new government has merged environment and forestry ministries in a move that many hope will “reduce a persistent dichotomy between the ecological and economic values of forest resources

Model farm in Brazil promotes agroforestry
November 6, 2014

The Brazilian farm, Fazenda da Toca, hopes to become a replicable model for large-scale egg, dairy and fruit production using ecological methods.

(Coatings World) Water Shortages in Africa Drive Up Demand For Water Storage Tanks and Coating Technology
November 6, 2014

Demand for water storage tanks in Africa to alleviate high level water shortages has created a growing market for protective coatings that ensure high performance and lasting durability of the stow

Agroforestry is the new agricultural revolution
November 5, 2014

A 2 minute animation produced by the Pur Projet show the many benefits of agroforestry and its applicability across the globe.

The story of underground trees revealed
November 5, 2014

Underground trees are almost entirely buried and can live for more than 10,000 years in the savannahs of southern Africa and South America, but how did they evolve?

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