Agroforestry News

Centre to help prevent brain drain in Central Africa
November 10, 2014

A new research institute is being established to overcome ‘brain drain’ in Central Africa by training researchers and scientists at home and providing incentives for them to stay and work on solvin

Building resilience in the Philippines after Haiyan
November 10, 2014

One year after Typhoon Haiyan, farmers and fishers in the central Philippines are well on the way to building their resilience to future disasters.

Institute empowers women in Senegal
November 10, 2014

An award-winning research institution in Senegal is training women farmers, helping them to diversify and add value to a range of agricultural products.

Ethiopia’s remarkable regreening
November 10, 2014

An article in The Guardian reports on the remarkable transformation of degraded land in Ethiopia and how other countries hope to follow suit.

(SciDevNet) Land management is ‘drowning in a sea of data’
November 10, 2014

Forestsdeserts and other habitats are suffering w

(Huffingtonpost) Slowing the Brain Drain in Central Africa to Protect the Environment and Public Health
November 8, 2014

Central Africa--long plagued by conflict and widespread poverty--faces another significant challenge to sustainable development: a debilitating brain drain.

Climate change will hit India hard but agriculture can adapt
November 6, 2014

Asia is expected to bear one of the largest burdens of climate change, says the synthesis report<

Will merging environment and forestry ministries in Indonesia see benefits?
November 6, 2014

Indonesia’s new government has merged environment and forestry ministries in a move that many hope will “reduce a persistent dichotomy between the ecological and economic values of forest resources

Model farm in Brazil promotes agroforestry
November 6, 2014

The Brazilian farm, Fazenda da Toca, hopes to become a replicable model for large-scale egg, dairy and fruit production using ecological methods.

(Coatings World) Water Shortages in Africa Drive Up Demand For Water Storage Tanks and Coating Technology
November 6, 2014

Demand for water storage tanks in Africa to alleviate high level water shortages has created a growing market for protective coatings that ensure high performance and lasting durability of the stow