Agroforestry News

A transformation with indigenous fruit trees in Cameroon November 30, 2015

An article in the Cameroon Tribune outlines how the World Agroforestry Centre is helping farmers to increase yields and incomes through growing indigenous fruit trees.

Agroforestry reverses deforestation trend in the Amazon November 30, 2015

In the Tome-Acu region of Brazil, farmers are “turning their back on Brazil’s old habits of treating the Amazon as nothing better than a limitless source of new land” and instead earning money and

New tool to help quantify the socioeconomic value of forests November 30, 2015

A new sourcebook aims to provide a standard tool to measure the socioeconomic value of forests and their role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Coffee farmers in Uganda exchange climate-smart knowledge November 26, 2015

Coffee farmers in Uganda are learning climate-smart agriculture techniques aimed at boosting production, ensuring environmental stability and increasing food security.

Centre strengthens ties with Australia November 26, 2015

Australian High Commissioner to Kenya, HE John Feakes, recently visited the World Agroforestry Centre campus in Nairobi, Kenya to learn more about the Centre’s work and collaborative efforts with t

Protect soil biodiversity to protect our health November 26, 2015

Improving land management to enhance biodiversity in soils will improve human health say researchers in new study published in Nature.

Getting climate smart in South Asia November 26, 2015

South Asian nations are receiving training to build their capacity in climate-smart agriculture technologies, reports the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR).

(allAfrica)Climate Change - Fruit Plants, Trees Under Pressure November 26, 2015

The Village Concertation Committee, fondly known as CVC, is a gathering of 25 men and women in the villages of Nlong, Kellé, Nkolguet, Ekountek, Bingongok and Ebaba I in the Nyong and Kellé, Lekie

(allAfrica) 'Environment Cannot Be Protected By Decree' November 26, 2015

How serious is Climate Change to agroforestry in Cameroon?

Agriculture has to be part of new climate deal November 24, 2015

Agriculture might be present in 80 per cent of country’s climate action plans but it is still not included in the draft text of the new global climate deal.