Agroforestry News

Call to restore upland agroforestry post Typhoon Yolanda
January 16, 2014

In an article in The Inquirer about the possible need for food aid to victims of Typhoon Yolanda to extend until the next rice planting season, comes a call for funding to help rebuild agr

Ugandan pastoralists diversify into agroforestry
January 16, 2014

A change in traditional practices among pastoralists in Uganda is paying off as they venture into agroforestry, mixed farming, bee keeping and other forms of agriculture.

Market led solutions in climate smart agriculture
January 15, 2014

Creating ‘climate-smart territories’ – places where ecosystem services are maintained, human wellbeing is improved and mitigation and adaptation optimized – is the subject of a post on the blog of

Focus on indigenous fruits in the Philippines
January 15, 2014

The cultivation and commercialization of indigenous fruit trees is being promoted in the province of Apayao in the Philippines to help alleviate poverty.

Dairy program in East Africa to expand
January 14, 2014

The highly successful East Africa Dairy Development (EADD) project is set to expand thanks to a grant of $25.5 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

ICRAF scientist to strengthen agroforestry at Wageningen U.
January 13, 2014

ICRAF’s chief science advisor has an additional new role:

Centre listed as ‘organization to watch’ in 2014
January 13, 2014

The World Agroforestry Centre is included in a list of 101 organizations that Food Tank believes are important to watch in 2014 for their role in creating a better food system.

Agriculture in the Anthropocene age
January 13, 2014

Sustainable agriculture has made great advances in terms of benefitting farmers, the environment and consumers, but to survive the Anthropocene era, agriculture must develop new sustainability char

Uplands ignored in Yolanda relief efforts
January 13, 2014

People in the storm-battered uplands of the Philippines are being overlooked in the response to Typhoon Yolanda, says an opinion piece in the Inquirer.

Cooperation to promote agroforestry in Kerala
January 13, 2014

Collaborative projects to promote agroforestry options on farm homesteads are underway in the Indian State of Kerala.