Agroforestry News

Restoring Rwanda’s forests for food security
June 17, 2015

Rwanda’s Ministry of Natural Resources and Ministry of Agriculture will cooperate on a joint campaign for forest landscape restoration to ensure food security in the country, reports an article in

Funding boost for agroforestry and sustainable development
June 17, 2015

Programs to improve climate resilience in Africa and pave the way for sustainable development have received a boost with US $35 million in funding from the Global Environment Facility.

(CIAT Blog) Why multi-stakeholder collaboration is essential
June 17, 2015

At the 10th joint ICRAF-CIAT Brown Bag Seminar sessions in Hanoi,  Marc Schut, a social scientist working with the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and Wageningen Un

Resurgence in indigenous African vegetables
June 16, 2015

Nature reports on renewed interest in Africa’s indigenous vegetables and fruits for their nutritional and environmental benefits.

Workshop discusses tools to out-scale climate-smart agriculture
June 16, 2015

Participants at a recent workshop shared experiences with different approaches to out-scaling climate-smart agriculture using prioritization tools.

African innovators sought
June 16, 2015

Innovations, technologies or services are being sought that can improve farm productivity and support agricultural development in Africa.

Is Baobab the next ‘super food’?
June 16, 2015

An article on the website, TreeHugger, looks at how the baobab tree can help empower poor and marginalized communities.

Integrated landscape management relies on better policies
June 15, 2015

Improved and better integrated policies are needed if Integrated Landscape Management (ILM) is to be successful, a recent workshop has held.

India’s treed states to reap reward
June 15, 2015

India’s Finance Commissions has for the first time recognized the critical role of forests and trees in providing vital products and services along with huge ecological benefits.

Renewed focus on agroforestry in Hawaii
June 15, 2015

Agroforestry is “experiencing a renaissance in Hawai‘i due to a renewed passion for eating sustainably grown local food,” reports an article in Maui Now.