|From policy to action with REDD||April 16, 2014||
An article on the European Commission’s Research and Innovation website summarizes outcomes from REDD-ALERT project which ran from 2009-2012 with 12 partner organizations and a focus on 4
|Climate change the focus of status report on African agriculture||April 16, 2014||
The 2014 Africa Agriculture Status Report is expected to focus on the effects of climate change on smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa and how climate smart agriculture can increase productiv
|Rising demand for herbal medicine can increase cultivation of medicinal trees||April 15, 2014||
NAIROBI, Kenya (14 April 2014) -----Formalizing trade in herbal medicinal products has the potential to increase the demand for on-farm grown raw material and raise the level of cu
|(IFAD) Biofuels from indigenous trees: from soil to oil||April 15, 2014||
Crops such as jatropha have not delivered the hoped for biofuels.
|Costa Rica leading on PES||April 14, 2014||
Payments for environmental services (PES), especially in tropical regions, need to be recognized as an important tool for conservation and sustainable use of forests and other natural resources and
|Congress declares to spread conservation agriculture benefits across Africa||April 14, 2014||
A declaration by the First African Congress on Conservation Agriculture calls for national and international support to upscale conservation agriculture as a climate smart technology to reach at le
|(Nature) Biogeoscience: Africa's greenhouse-gas budget is in the red||April 10, 2014||
Africa had been thought to be a potentially large carbon sink — of great value in efforts to mitigate carbon dioxide emissions.
|Complexity in agriculture needed to address climate change||April 10, 2014||
Diversifying and adding trees to farming systems may help mitigate the impact of climate change and improve food production.
|Agroforestry receives a boost in Jamaica||April 10, 2014||
Reforestation and agroforestry projects in Jamaica will receive $30 million in funding over the next year to enhance biodiversity conservation in the Stephney-John’s Vale Forest Reserve.
|Investment in agriculture needed now in battle against climate change||April 9, 2014||
Investment in agricultural innovation is vital to combatting increased food prices, food shortages and declining agricultural production predicted to result from climate change and which could lead