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Forest Management Governance: Community leaders share experiences

Forest Management Governance :Community leaders share experiences

Forty-eight community representatives from fourteen community organisations, including eighteen women, drawn from various parts of Cameroon and six others from Nepal, Guatemala, Kenya, Burkina Faso, Central African Republic and Tanzania, met from 5-7 March 2009 in Yaounde to share experiences. In total, more than sixty participants from seven countries and three continents participated in this forum.

Evergreen Agriculture Team Visit Martyrs of Uganda Children’s Home, Machakos

Martyrs of Uganda children’s home in Machakos County was the recipient of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) exercise carried out by the Evergreen Agriculture pr

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Evergreen Agriculture Team Visit Martyrs of Uganda Children’s Home, Machakos
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Participants pose for a group

ICRAF Welcomes New DGIS Project Manager, Mr. Yacouba Ouedraogo

Development of the risk assessment tool in the DGIS project that seeks to enhance food and water security in the SAHEL and Horn of Africa region will be a crucial eleme

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ICRAF Welcomes New DGIS Project Manager, Mr. Yacouba Ouedraogo
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Maimbo Malesu (left) Mr Yacouba Ouedraogo(centre) and Jan D e Leeuw (right) during the meeting

ICRAF, East and Southern Africa region planning meeting

Call to action to preserve genetic diversity in our forests

The first-ever edition of The State of the World's Forest Genetic Resources report has found that half of all the world’s utilized forest species are under threat.

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Call to action to preserve genetic diversity in our forests
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FAO has released the first ever State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources report, highlighting the need to conserve these valuable resources and how the World Agroforestry Centre is helping to generate knowledge about them

Resilience and the role of agroforestry

Resilience – the ability to adapt to stress and adversity -is a relatively new concept when it comes to how people and ecosystems survive adverse weather conditions.

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Resilience and the role of agroforestry
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The resilience of people and ecosystems is discussed at an international conference and in a publication focusing on trees in the drylands of East Africa

How nutrition is evolving and the role of trees

Bees have known it all along: simply by feeding a particular larva royal jelly, they­­ can change its destiny from worker to queen.

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How nutrition is evolving and the role of trees
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In people like in bees, diet is a powerful force

ICRAF staff from Eastern and Southern Africa regions get together

The merger between ICRAF’s East and Southern Africa (ESAf) regions is part of a restructuring programme that seeks to not only facilitate operational efficiency, but al

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ICRAF staff from Eastern and Southern Africa regions get together
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Elizabeth Kariuki, ICRAF’s Executive Manager takes the participants through a session on contracts and grants
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