Agroforestry News

Food forests to supplement pastoralism in Kenya
August 27, 2015

Pastoralists in Samburu, northern Kenya, faced with hunger and malnutrition, are establishing ‘food forests’ to supplement their way of life.

Water-saving technologies transform agricutlure in arid region of Kenya
August 27, 2015

In an article in Farming First during World Water Week, enviornmental scientist, Hudson Shiraku, outlines how farmers in Machakos, Kenya are tackling frequent and prolonged droughts, exace

Philippine couples must plant trees before they wed
August 25, 2015

Before they can marry, couples in the towns of Itogon and Kibungan in the Philippines must first plant 5 trees.

(SciDev.Net) African farmers mitigate emissions
August 24, 2015

Fertilizer trees offer huge savings in Malawi
August 24, 2015

Fertilizer trees could reduce the Government of Malawi’s Farm Input Subsidy Programme (FISP) budget by half.

Agroforestry push in South Sudan
August 24, 2015

In a move to encourage agroforestry to reduce deforestation and degradation, the government of South Sudan’s Jonglei state has revamped its central nursery and is offering 25,000 tree seedlings for

Soils conference calls for action
August 24, 2015

Greater action is needed to stop the degradation of soils which are vital to food security and a stable environment, say scientists from across the globe.

Sustainable agriculture the focus of African forum in 2015
August 24, 2015

“The long-standing health of South Africa’s agricultural sector depends on the sustainability of farming methods,” says an article in Insurance Gateway Zambia.

Youth leading the way in agroforestry
August 20, 2015

Youth around the globe are taking leadership in protecting their environments and advocating for ecosystem protection.

Academics urged to get involved in Global Climate Change Week
August 20, 2015

Academics from around the world have united to create an event that encourages colleagues in all disciplines and countries to engage with their students and communities on climate change.