Agroforestry News

We're all accountable for sustainable and climate resilient landscapes
December 15, 2014

“The greatest hope for climate adaptation and sustainable development is to acknowledge what we share, and from that vantage point hold each other accountable,” says an article on the Food Tank

Peru’s coffee farmers among those who need support to cope with climate change
December 15, 2014

Fairtrade is calling for governments and international actors involved in the agricultural sector to give greater support to farmers in addressing climate change.

Need to recognize family farmers in the fight against climate change
December 15, 2014

The important role of family farmers in mitigating, adapting, and even reversing climate change needs to be considered in the UN climate change talks, says an article on the website of the Glob

Workshop discusses how biofuels affect food security
December 11, 2014

The real impact of biofuels on food security and food prices were discussed during a recent workshop, reports an article on the Climate Knowledge and Innovation Community (KIC) website.

Norway pledges support for restoration
December 11, 2014

The Norwegian government has announced it will provide NOK 76 million (around US $10 million) for a new project to restore forests and landscapes in the tropics.

Climate-smart agriculture alliance promotes a flexible package
December 11, 2014

The Africa Climate-Smart Agriculture Alliance (ACSAA) aims to ensure 6 million smallholder farmers in Africa are practicing climate-smart agriculture (CSA) within the next 7 years.

Private sector commits to restoration through agroforestry in Latin America
December 11, 2014

Initiative 20x20 which plans to restore degraded land across Latin America to reduce greenhouse emissions will rely on private sector investment rather than grants.

New book looks at what it takes to build a climate-smart landscape
December 10, 2014

A new book published by the World Agroforestry Centre looks at the pathways, methods and tools needed to build sustainable landscapes that deliver multiple services and fulfill man

Push for bamboo to be recognized in climate change mitigation
December 10, 2014

A new report shows how bamboo can restore degraded lands and forests, store carbon and supply energy to millions of rural communities.

Agroforestry features in new Colombian Amazon conservation project
December 10, 2014

A new project aimed at reducing deforestation and preserving biodiversity the Colombian Amazon plans to introduce agroforestry as an alternative livelihood strategy for indigenous communities.