Agroforestry News

Examining gender-agriculture-climate change dynamics in Malawi
June 5, 2014

Rural women in Malawi need strategies to better cope with the adverse impacts of climate change.

Which countries offer the best restoration opportunities?
June 5, 2014

With the world having lost almost half of its original forest cover, largely due to population growth and agricultural expansion, there are still vast areas of underutilized and unproductive land t

Sustainability an opportunity and challenge for Myanmar
June 4, 2014

Time to focus on forest genetic resources
June 4, 2014

A new report has found that half of all utilized forest species are under threat, and it calls for countries to improve efforts in conserving and sustainably managing the world's forest genetic res

Agroforestry supporting cricket!
June 4, 2014

A retired army major is successfully growing willow trees on his farm in Punjab, which is surprising many as the trees are not known to grow in such hot climates.

Conservation agriculture a win-win for farmers and Lake Naivasha
June 4, 2014

The health of Kenya’s Lake Naivasha is improving thanks to the efforts of upland farmers who are practicing conservation agriculture techniques, including agroforestry.

Centre research to help farmers access climate finance for better grassland management
June 2, 2014

The World Agroforestry Centre has been involved in research with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the Chinese Academy of Agriculture Science and China’s Northwest

Burma needs investment in rubber agroforestry not monocultures
June 2, 2014

As Burma ‘opens up’, land grabs for large-scale rubber plantations may threaten the eviction of rural communities, food insecurity, loss of livelihood and increased poverty as well as cause irrever

Agroforestry, a successful form of restoration
June 2, 2014

Forest restoration is more than just replanting trees in cleared or degraded forests.

How collaboration on cocoa sustainability began
May 29, 2014

An article on the website of the Sustainable Cocoa Initiative reflects on a meeting of all the major heads of the cocoa industry in Petit Bondoukou, Côte d’Ivoire some years back to discus