Agroforestry News

Private sector agroforestry model pays off for farmers in Laos
September 1, 2014

The work of a private company in Lao PDR to develop agroforestry plantations that actively engage local communities is the topic of a post on the blog of the

New climate-smart village for the Philippines
September 1, 2014

A climate-smart village is to be established in Guinayangan in the Philippines Province of Quezon, to demonstrate how a food-secure village can also sustain the environment.

Conserving indigenous plant resources for Africa’s future
September 1, 2014

Scientists in East Africa are embarking on a 5-year project to conserve indigenous plant genetic resources for improved food security across the region.

Trees to diversify and improve production in Rwanda
September 1, 2014

Rwanda is set to receive a boost in funds to improve land management, local livelihoods and climate resilience.

(The EastAfrican) $8.5m gene project for food security
August 30, 2014

East African crop scientists have embarked on a five-year project to conserve indigenous plant genetic resources to improve food security across East Africa. Plant genetic resources are s

Breeding Africa’s neglected yet valuable ‘orphan’ crops
August 28, 2014

Africa’s iconic baobab tree will be first plant to be genetically mapped by the African Orphan Crops Consortium.

Inter-disciplinary support for climate-smart agriculture
August 28, 2014

The potential of climate-smart agriculture to help achieve food security, reduce poverty and create economic development while enhancing the resilience of natural and agricultural ecosystem functio

Revitalizing agriculture in Swaziland
August 28, 2014

“Agriculture is on its way to become a key driver of Swaziland’s development,” says an article on EIN Presswire.

Agroforestry efforts in Nepal
August 28, 2014

A project in Nepal is helping farmers integrate trees for ecological and economic benefits.

Can the SDGs turn us into better land users?
August 26, 2014

The proposed Sustainable Development Goals might just be able to “turn us into better [land] users than any other generation, but only if we are bold enough to adopt sustainable land use practices,