Agroforestry News

Organic agriculture has a role in feeding the world February 4, 2016

New research shows that it may be possible to feed a growing population in a sustainable way, reports Science Newsline.

Tree-based businesses in Nepal’s community forests February 4, 2016

The website of the Nordic Development Fund reports on work being undertaken to provide alternative income sources for forest-dependent communities in Nepal.

Now is the time to adopt climate-smart agriculture February 3, 2016

With changing weather patterns making it more difficult for farmers to know when to plant or harvest, there is a need for farmers to “adjust, get wiser and practice climate-smart agriculture (CSA),

Traditional agroforestry practices increase animal diversity in Malaysia February 3, 2016

A new study has shown that animal diversity is increased in traditional agroforestry systems managed by Malaysian indigenous communities.

Filipino coconut farmers diversify and build resilience through agroforestry February 3, 2016

In Quezon Province, the Philippines, farmers are practicing agroforestry and intercropping to build resilience to extreme weather events, droughts and pests.

Is agroforestry the best way to sustainably manage landscapes? February 2, 2016

An article on the website of the Global Landscapes Forum summarizes a

Uganda receives finance for major agriculture program February 2, 2016

The African Development Bank will provide a $76.7 million loan to Uganda for a program aimed at increasing production and farmer incomes, improving rural livelihoods, food security and climate resi

France plans transition to agroforestry February 2, 2016

France has unveiled plans to embrace agroforestry and sustainable forestry practices across the county.

Study warns REDD can reinforce inequity February 2, 2016

A recent study has drawn attention to issues of equity and fairness in the Kasigau Corridor REDD Project in Kenya.

(Maximpact News) Best Sustainable Development Moves Need Decision Analysis February 1, 2016

“It’s about the toughest job any human being could be given,” says David Nabarro, the UN Secretary-Gene