Agroforestry News

Public private partnership for global conservation
May 14, 2014

Conservation International (CI) and Daikin Industries, a leading Japanese multinational air conditioning company, are partnering to help preserve 6 critical forest ecosystems across the globe.

IFAD-ICRAF Programme for the Development of Alternative Biofuel Crops
May 12, 2014

The World Agroforestry Centre hereby invites public and private organizations to submit proposals for partnering with ICRAF in the context of the Programme for the Development of Biofuel Crops, env

Agroforestry can help ‘turn back the carbon clock’
May 12, 2014

Across the globe, soils have been degraded through unsustainable agricultural practices.

New agroforestry centre in Laos
May 12, 2014

A newly established agroforestry centre in the province of Savannakhet, Laos PDR aims to identify the potential and demand for agroforestry in the province to improve the livelihoods of local commu

Mothers tackle malnutrition with trees
May 8, 2014

With Mother’s Day being celebrated on 11 May and 2014 declared by the United Nations as the International Year of Family Farmi

Will Nicaragua produce the finest chocolate?
May 8, 2014

Nicaragua has ambitious plans to become a world leader in cocoa production through developing a high quality, organic product.

PES in the Amazon receives funding boost
May 8, 2014

New funding will support traditional methods of farming and forest management that will help to preserve the Amazon.

Smallholders along the value chain can help manage climate risks
May 7, 2014

With climate change expected to reduce agricultural outputs in some developing countries by 50 per cent or more by 2080, and climate adaptation predicted to cost developing countries US $70–100 bil

Nuclear technology helping agriculture
May 7, 2014

Nuclear technology need not be feared - says an article in The People - it has applications that are designed to improve our lives.

New materials to support carbon project in Kenya
May 7, 2014

Kenyan farmers who began receiving carbon credits in early 2014 for their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are being supported by investors, research organizations and NGOs.