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Climate change

Oil palm can help to sequester more carbon

In the Philippines, the Biofuels Act of 2006 mandates a 2% biodiesel blend in diesel and a 10% bioethanol blend in gasoline.

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Oil palm can help to sequester more carbon
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According to ICRAF researchers, oil-palm plantations can help climate change mitigation as a source of biofuel but also by sequestering a considerable amount of carbon.

Stronger, resilient islands in the Philippines

The Philippines boasts a total of 7701 islands, one of which is the Province of Bohol in the Central Visayas.

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Stronger, resilient islands in the Philippines
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Although trees are an integral part of island life in Bohol, Philippines, these small island communities are not fully aware how trees can help them overcome natural disasters.

Partnering with the private sector in the Philippines

‘Filipinos have little choice but to adapt to the effects of climatic change and natural disasters’, said Dr Rodel Lasco during an International Rice Research Institute Thursday Seminar in Los Baño

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Partnering with the private sector in the Philippines
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‘Filipinos have little choice but to adapt to the effects of climatic change and natural disasters...'

Farmers and researchers disagree on 'deliberately'

In the course of history, there have been several attempts to come up with a universally acceptable definition of ‘agroforestry’.

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Farmers and researchers disagree on 'deliberately'
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Researchers have found a gap between how farmers and research institutions characterise agroforestry systems. This could be limiting opportunities, productivity and food security.

Chinese Academy of Sciences joins ICRAF to transform agriculture in central Asia

KUNMING, 22 January 2015 – Central Asia is to receive its first international agroforestry research centre thanks to a unique collaboration between the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the W

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Chinese Academy joins ICRAF to transform agriculture in Central Asia
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Over 50 policy-makers, scientists and other experts from Europe, the United States, Africa, central Asia and China discuss the future of Central Asia’s vast landscapes

New book demonstrates impact of climate-smart agriculture in Africa

Farmers across Africa are embracing climate-smart agriculture practices, such as agroforestry, that can improve their food production in an increasingly challenging agricultural environment.

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New book demonstrates impact of climate-smart agriculture in Africa
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Farmers across Africa are embracing climate-smart agriculture practices, such as agroforestry, to improve their food production and build their resilience

B+WISER prioritizes research in the Philippines

Sixty-seven research ideas were presented at the National Workshop on Research and Development Agenda organized by the Biodiversity and Watersh

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B+WISER prioritizes research in the Philippines
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A USAID-funded project to improve watersheds and biodiversity has prioritized 67 research ideas.

Global Landscapes Forum 2014

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Lima, Peru
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December 6, 2014
Date - End: 
December 7, 2014

Seeing and hearing farmers through photos and videos

Using photos in focus groups along with a video baseline survey puts faces to the once-anonymo

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Seeing and hearing farmers through photos and videos
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Ryan Tulusan of Bantuanon, Lantapan, Philippines, shows the extent of flooding on his farm in the rainy season
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