Agroforestry News

‘South’ praised for low-carbon technologies and innovation
November 21, 2013

Moving to low-carbon and climate resilient development is being aided by South-South cooperation, said Helen Clark, administrator of the United Nation Development and Programme (UNDP) during a high

Australia to hear about Centre’s work on food security in Africa
November 21, 2013

How low-cost agroforestry practices in Rwanda and Ethiopia can enhance development outcomes and build more resilient agricultural systems will be discussed at the Development Futures conference in

Agroforestry congress a first for the Philippines
November 21, 2013

Philippines will host an international agroforestry congress from 20-22 November 2013 to discuss the many benefits of integrated trees in farming systems.

Spicing up native chilli markets
November 21, 2013

Linking Peruvian farmers with high-value, high-quality markets for chillies is proving successful in improving livelihoods and conserving agricultural biodiversity.

Full landscape accounting needed with REDD+
November 20, 2013

Considerable deforestation often occurs outside forest areas, so REDD+ mechanisms need to implement full landscape accounting for equity and accuracy.

A switch to agroforestry benefits farmers in northern India
November 20, 2013

Higher returns for trees over sugarcane are seeing farmers in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh make the switch to agroforestry.

Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration proposed for Haiti
November 20, 2013

Increasing Haiti’s tree cover and improving livelihoods may be possible through the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), building on successes with Farmer Managed Natural Regeneratio

Better integration needed across the landscape to reduce emissions
November 20, 2013

While smallholder farmers may adopt a landscape approach, recognition of this approach is largely missing from and government policies.

Agroforestry: a win-win for climate change and farmers
November 19, 2013

Agroforestry can help smallholder farmers in developing countries improve their lives as well as reduce emissions, says an article on the website of the Thomson Reuters Foundation reportin

Ambitious agroforestry project to store carbon in Guatemala
November 19, 2013

Capturing 1.8 million tons of carbon dioxide is the aim of an ambitious agroforestry project planned for the Cerro San Gil reserve in the Guatemalan province of Izabal.