Agroforestry News

Protecting the Mara with agroforestry
September 24, 2015

Farmers in Kenya are balancing production with conservation; making use of agroforestry to protect an invaluable water catchment.

(mediamax) Sad past yields bright future for orphans
September 23, 2015

When Martha Muthoni Njoroge was orphaned at 19, she faced an uncertain future and bitter disappointments.

Native shrubs boost crop growth in the Sahel
September 21, 2015

Researchers believe native shrubs in the Sahel region of Africa may be capable of sucking water like a straw from deep in the soil and transferring it to crops.

Major landscape restoration project planned for Nigeria
September 21, 2015

A new project in Nigeria aims to transform 108,000 hectares of heavily degraded land into an arable green area using agro-ecology and agroforestry principles, reports an article in The Nation O

(Mongabay) Agroforestry in spotlight ahead of Jokowi’s trip to New York
September 19, 2015

Ahead of Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s arrival with world leaders in New York to sign the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, an international group of researchers gathered outside Jakart

(Manila Bulletin) Sugarcane farm converted into a forest park
September 18, 2015

Did you know that in Victorias City where sugarcane is king, an enterprising lawyer-businessman has transformed a 40-hectare sugarcane plantation into a man-made forest?

Is agroforestry gaining traction in Africa?
September 17, 2015

A lack of sound evidence leads us to turn to well-used statistics and commonly-held beliefs when we describe the challenges facing African agriculture, says an article on the Can We Feed the Wo

Regreening in Africa reduces degradation, poverty and migration
September 17, 2015

Integrating more trees into farmland in Africa will benefit the environment and food security, and may even reduce the likelihood of people becoming refugees.

Durban declaration on forests
September 17, 2015

The 14th World Forestry Congress has concluded with a declaration that sees forests playing a

(World Economic Forum) 4 ways countries are successfully fighting hunger
September 17, 2015

Problems can be complicated, but solutions must be simple if they are going to be embraced, implemented and solved. No goal is more complicated, than the goal of sustainable development.