Southeast Asia

Farmers learn from local certified seed grower

Farmers learn from local certified seed grower

To build farmers’ capacity and encourage the development of farmer-initiated commercial nurseries, AgFor Sulawesi visited certified seed growers in Matanggorai village

Smart Tree-Invest inception workshop in Indonesia

Smart Tree-Invest inception workshop in Indonesia

Promoting co-investment in ecosystem services in the landscapes of Central Sulawesi has begun

Collaboration agreement extended with Chiang Mai University

Collaboration agreement extended with Chiang Mai University

Crucial research to continue into the Greater Mekong Sub-region thanks to agreement

Encouraging farmers’ entrepreneurial passion

Encouraging farmers’ entrepreneurial passion

Even in the villages being helped by AgFor Sulawesi, farmers still have limited understanding about marketing. Mostly, the only marketing activity is merely selling the products.

Trees are smart investments

Trees are smart investments

Improving farming practices for farmers and finding co-investment in the environmental services they provide is the focus of the new Smart Trees-Invest project, says Nhung Bui.

Projects

Agroforestry and Forestry in Sulawesi (AgFor): Linking knowledge with action
Funding partner: Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)

Agroforestry for livelihoods of smallholder farmers in Northwest Viet Nam (AFLI)
Funding partner: Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

CGIAR-Consortium Research Projects around Forests, Trees & Agroforestry; Climate Change Adaptation for Agriculture & Food Security and Policy Institution & Markets
Funding partner:

Climate Change Adaption and Disaster Risk Management
Funding partner: Oscar M lopez Center (OML)

Climate-smart, Tree-based, Co-investment in Adaptation and Mitigation in Asia (Smart Tree-Invest)
Funding partner: International Fund for Agriculture Development (IFAD)

Development of timber and non-timber forest products’ production and market strategies for improvement of smallholders’ livelihoods in Indonesia
Funding partner: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

Enhancing Livelihoods and Food Security from Agroforestry and Community Forestry in Nepal
Funding partner: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

Impacts of Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation and Enhancing Carbon Stocks (IREDD)
Funding partner: University of Copenhagen

Locally-appropriate Mitigation Actions in Indonesia (LAMA-I)
Funding partner: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark (DANIDA – International Development Cooperation)

Nutrition and Food Security in the Uplands of Vietnam & Thailand
Funding partner: International Development Research Centre (IDRC)

Participatory Monitoring by Civil Society of Land-use Planning for Low-emissions Development Strategies (ParCiMon)
Funding partner: European Union and the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry

Protecting biodiversity through improved community forest management and agroforestry
Funding partner: Margaret A. Cargill Foundation (MAC)

Secured Landscape
Funding partner: Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD)

Watershed evaluation for sustainable use of sloping agricultural land in the southern Philippines
Funding partner: Australian Center for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

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Latest Publications

Farmers in NE Viet Nam rank values of ecosystems from seven land uses

Ecosystem Services
Elisabeth Simelton and Bac Viet Dam 2014

REDD+ Readiness progress across countries: time for reconsideration

Climate Policy
Peter Akong Minang, Meine van Noordwijk, Lalisa A. Duguma, Dieudonne Alemagi, Do Trong Hoan, Florence Bernard, Putra Agung, Valentina Robiglio, Delia Catacutan, S. Suyanto, Angel Armas, Claudia Silva Aguad, Mireille Feudjio, Gamma Galudra, Retno Marya... 2014