Agroforestry News

Inspiring landscape management in Kenya
July 2, 2014

The blog of the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature initiative looks at 2 approaches to integrated landscape management that are proving effective in Kenya.

First UN Environment Assembly hears how sectors need to interact
July 2, 2014

The first United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) was held from 23-27 June in Nairobi, Kenya with the aim of informing ongoing discussions to formulate a set of targets and indicators to succeed

(Foodtank) African Leaders Urge to Link Landscapes to People
July 1, 2014

The Landscapes for People, Food and Nature in Africa conference kicked off in Nairobi with major play

The disconnect in forest and agriculture policy
June 30, 2014

The separation of farms and forests in policy is proving detrimental to biodiversity, food security and the ability of landscapes to provide ecosystem services.

New bylaws needed for success with conservation agriculture in Malawi
June 30, 2014

Conservation agriculture is being promoted in Kasungu, central Malawi to address the impacts of climate change but it is being hindered by some local practices.

A rich offering of landscape knowledge
June 26, 2014

As part of its 40th anniversary celebrations, the journal

Garrity explains Evergreen Agriculture
June 26, 2014

The practice of Evergreen Agriculture, essentially integrating trees into crop and livestock production systems to sustain a green cover on the land throughout the year, is explained by Dennis Garr

(Malawi News Agency) Traditional leaders in KU for bylaws on conservation agriculture
June 26, 2014

As Conservation Agriculture (CA) is being promoted in the wake of climate change, traditional leaders in Kasungu believe the only way to progress is to have by laws in the villages.

Experts to discuss solutions to landscape challenges in Africa
June 25, 2014

June 25 2014

“Little-known” but very important: the CGIAR
June 25, 2014

An article on the website of The University of Sheffield describes the CGIAR as a little-known organization which is at the forefront of