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24 Mar, 2017

We are only just beginning to realise how much life on earth depends on the partnership between fungi and forests.

20 Mar, 2017

The research paper Trees, forests and water: Cool insights for a hot world compiles older knowledge and new research findings pointing at the important effects of trees on helping to retain...

20 Mar, 2017

CIRAD and INRA, French-based agricultural research institutes, have been selected as hosts for the 4th World Congress on Agroforestry to be held in Montpellier, France, from 19 to 22nd...

14 Mar, 2017

On the occasion of the International Day of Forests (21 March) and World Water Day (22 March), the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) is hosting a virtual symposium on...

14 Mar, 2017

Ana Maria Paez-Valencia, gender specialist at the World Agroforesty Centre, talks about gender in agriculture and how women’s participation can be enhanced.

14 Mar, 2017

A monitoring system has the potential to help governments, research organizations and other groups detect changes in landscapes, such as deforestation and establishment of oil palm plantations.

8 Mar, 2017

This seminar will assess current trends in landscape investment, key challenges and innovations underway to address them. The discussion will draw on findings from surveys of 420 agricultural...

27 Feb, 2017

Papers are invited for a new book  documenting and analysing farmer innovations and best practices within shifting cultivation systems in the Asia-Pacific region.

20 Feb, 2017

In Peru, the Andes used to be home to biting poverty but are far more prosperous today. Their indigenous inhabitants benefited from land reform, and successive governments have invested in roads,...

20 Feb, 2017

President Joko Widodo has bestowed the right to manage customary forests on nine indigenous communities, heralding the end of decades of uncertainty and the beginning of a new era of secure right to...

8 Feb, 2017

A new publication offers researchers guidelines on how best to engage with marginalized, ethnic-minority farming communities in the Greater Mekong region, so that research innovations reach and...

8 Feb, 2017

A baseline survey unravels farmers’ information needs in Rwanda, and sets the stage for testing the practical value of climate information in farmers’ decision-making.

8 Feb, 2017

As countries shift from mitigation commitments to action in the 2016 climate change negotiations and beyond, many countries are unable to plan for emissions reductions in agriculture due to...

9 Jan, 2017
Invitations for Expressions of Interest for Hosting World Congress on Agroforestry in 2019 (WCA2019)

The Selection Committee for the World Congress on Agroforestry invites Expressions of Interest from countries and organizations to host the 2019 World Congress on Agroforestry (WCA).  

11 Jan, 2017

The Agroforestry Species Switchboard is a “one-stop-shop” to retrieve data about a particular plant species across a wide range of information sources. Its objective is to provide information that...

2 Dec, 2016

Achieving the Sustainable Development Goal number 7 on energy requires ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all by 2030.

2 Dec, 2016

Partnerships with the private sector cut across these types as they may involve funding, collaboration in cutting-edge science and the use of research outputs.

2 Dec, 2016

Farmers in Central Viet Nam are learning how black pepper can help their agroforests and homegardens be more resilient to climate change.

21 Nov, 2016

Trees in forests and on agricultural landscapes are central to climate change mitigation and adaptation, and to delivering on the Paris Agreement. And they are central to delivering vital livelihood...

17 Nov, 2016

African countries have conveyed an urgent need to strengthen climate technology transfer to help implement their Nationally Determined Contributions. The Climate Technology Transfer Centre and...

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