SD6 Climate change

Climate change

Leading scientist warns of impacts of climate change in Asia

‘Practically every spot on the Earth has warmed,’ said Dr Rodel Lasco, World Agroforestry Centre Philippines country coordinator, presenting the key findings on climate change in Asia from the fift

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Leading scientist warns of impacts of climate change in Asia
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Natural ecosystems are set to change dramatically in Asia and humans will not escape the consequences, warns Rodel D. Lasco of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

A national agroforestry policy is an imperative for Viet Nam

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National agroforestry policy needed for Viet Nam
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The lack of a national policy is hindering the Government of Viet Nam from realising agroforestry's potential

Our Common Future Under Climate Change

Location: 
Paris, France
Date - Start: 
July 7, 2015
Date - End: 
July 10, 2015

This four-day Conference is the largest forum for the scientific community to come together ahead of the COP21 of the UNFCCC in 2

ICRAF Science Week

Location: 
Bogor, Indonesia
Date - Start: 
September 14, 2015
Date - End: 
September 18, 2015

ICRAF Science Week is an annual event where the organizations' researchers showcase their work. It is an excellent opportunity for ICRAF staff to learn, share, and network.

Why aren’t farmers growing more trees?

Do farmers recognize the ecosystem services provided by trees? If so, how might their perceptions of these services affect agroforestry adoption?

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Why aren’t farmers growing more trees?
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Researchers found that farmers’ recognition of services provided by trees is an important but insufficient prerequisite for agroforestry adoption. More education is needed.

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...'
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