Agroforestry News

Rolling out climate-smart agriculture in East Africa
October 20, 2014

Climate-smart agriculture practices may now be in use by many farmers to improve food production, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and build resilience to climate change, but transferring this knowl

Trees and urban food supplies in Africa
October 20, 2014

The latest issue of the FAO’s Nature & Faune Journal analyzes how trees contribute to urban food supplies, drawing on the recent

Reflecting on traditional farming systems during World Food Day
October 20, 2014

With World Food Day in 2014 focusing on ‘Family Farming: feeding the world, caring for the earth’, an article in the Jakarta Post looks at how we can achieve food security through sustaina

Climate-proofing agriculture in Tanzania
October 20, 2014

Farmers in Tanzania need to be made aware of climate change threats and different mitigation options, and early warning systems are required, participants at a recent national workshop heard.

2014 Nobel Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi visited V4C project
October 17, 2014

The Vision for Change (V4C) team learnt with great pleasure that the children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi had been declared the 2014’s Nobel Peace prize winner.

India’s agroforestry policy paves the way for innovation
October 16, 2014

The many benefits of agroforestry and how India can capitalize on these through its National Agroforestry Policy is the subject of an article in The Hindu by Rita Sharma, Board Trustee

India needs a focus on urban agriculture to ensure food security
October 16, 2014

With World Food Day on 16 October 2014 focusing on family farming, an article in The Pioneer outlines how India needs to support family farming in urban centers.

Small-scale chocolate production may be the answer to decline in cocoa industry
October 16, 2014

The world is facing a chocolate shortage as global cocoa production declines, largely due to farmers not being paid fairly, says an article in Huffington Post.

Starbucks to sell Timor Leste coffee and boost local economy
October 16, 2014

The move by Starbucks to sell ‘single origin’ coffee sourced from Timor Leste in supermarkets is expected to help alleviate deforestation and contribute to growing the country’s economy.

(The Hindu) For a tree on every field boundary
October 16, 2014

Growing trees on farms is a triple-win strategy for combating simultaneously the challenges of increasing food production, mitigating greenhouse gases and adapting to climate change.

rolex daytona,replica patek philippe,fake rolex for sale,replica tag heuer,fake watches,iwc,rolex explorer,rolex milgauss,rolex yachtmaster,jaeger lecoultre,panerai,montblanc,a lange sohne,roger dubuis,corum,hublot,breguet,rolex air king,u boat