Agroforestry News

Centre’s orphan crop research on Al Jazeera
December 1, 2014

In its new Innovate Africa program, Al Jazeera English has profiled work at the World Agroforestry Centre to sequence the genomes of lesser-known food crops in Africa.

Forests and trees for food security and nutrition: brief
December 1, 2014

The Stockholm Environment Institute has published a brief on the role of forests and trees in food security.

Agroforestry outside the forest helps to protect trees inside the forest
December 1, 2014

The World Agroforestry Centre is working to develop agroforestry solutions that can ease pressure on the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

A push for agroforestry in Punjab
December 1, 2014

Indians are being encouraged to usher in an ‘Evergreen Revolution’ by planting more trees to make the country clean, green and pollution free and to benefit farmers through agroforestry.

(Business and Financial Times) Africa’s soil deteriorating -- Study
November 30, 2014

An empirical assessment of sub-Saharan Africa’s soil fertility confirms that the region faces a significant decline in soil fertility, which could worsen food security if no appropriate action is t

(The Catholic Register) Chalice takes on roots of poverty
November 30, 2014

What Fr. Pat Cosgrove started in anger is ending in communion.

(The Reporter) Sub-Saharan Africa face decline in soil fertility
November 29, 2014

Empirical assessment of Sub-Saharan Africa’s soil fertility has confirmed that the region faces a significant decline in soil fertility, which could further aggravate foo

Declining soil fertility in sub-Saharan Africa needs action
November 27, 2014

Soils in sub-Saharan Africa are declining significantly, posing a major risk to food security.

Bamboo shows promise as a biomass fuel
November 27, 2014

Biomass fuels have been criticized for causing deforestation, land degradation and loss of biodiversity, but bamboo may offer a sustainable solution.

Centre partners with Clarins in China
November 26, 2014

The World Agroforestry Centre has announced that it will partners with French cosmetic company, Clarins to support agroforestry in China.