Agroforestry News

How to fund integrated landscape management
July 7, 2014

Integrated landscape management in Africa needs funding that goes beyond the life of a project.

Policy reform needed to promote conservation in Uganda
July 7, 2014

A recent meeting in Kampala heard how Uganda’s environmental policies are conflicting and preventing effective biodiversity conservation.

Good and bad landscape management in Kenya
July 3, 2014

Kenya may be a leader in landscape scale integrated management, but challenges remain, says an article on the blog of the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature initiative.

Action needed to create climate resilient landscapes in Africa
July 3, 2014

“The time for dialogue is over. Now what we need is action, and action, and nothing but action.”

Achieving sustainability in agriculture
July 3, 2014

The role of trees on farms in boosting production is highlighted in an article in Africa Green Media summarizing comments from a live chat about the future of sustainable agriculture.

(Foodtank) Climate-Smart Agriculture Hits the 21st Century
July 3, 2014

The buzz and crackle of a car radio tuner searching for a clear station is a sound most of us are familiar with.

Farmers in Nepal look to alternatives amid changing monsoon patterns
July 2, 2014

Changes to monsoon rain patterns in South Asia, such as longer dry spells and shorter sudden heavy showers, are driving farmers in Nepal to look to alternatives such as agroforestry.

Study shows oil palm impacting on water quality
July 2, 2014

A new study suggests that oil palm may be impacting on local livelihoods by degrading water quality.

Inspiring landscape management in Kenya
July 2, 2014

The blog of the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature initiative looks at 2 approaches to integrated landscape management that are proving effective in Kenya.

First UN Environment Assembly hears how sectors need to interact
July 2, 2014

The first United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) was held from 23-27 June in Nairobi, Kenya with the aim of informing ongoing discussions to formulate a set of targets and indicators to succeed