Agroforestry News

Former Centre scientist to head Africa Rice Center
February 12, 2015

Former Regional Director for World Agroforestry Centre’s West and Central Africa region, Dr Harold Roy-Macaule, has been appointed as the new head of the

Ministers agree on need to protect and invest in Mekong forests and farms
February 12, 2015

Natural capital assets, such as forests and farmlands, are the basis for sustainable development in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) and investment is needed to protect and enhance them.

(African Farming) Baobab use goes beyond fruits and vegetables
February 12, 2015

The Nairobi-based World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) has released a new publication to increase knowledge on the baobab tree that inhabits regions along the Kenyan coast. The publication Descri

(African Farming) Baobab use goes beyond fruits and vegetables
February 12, 2015

The Nairobi-based World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) has released a new publication to increase knowledge on the baobab tree that inhabits regions along the Kenyan coast. The publication Descri

(Bangkok Post) Yielding results as the climate changes
February 11, 2015

Thailand is likely to face a shortage of food owing to climate change and management decisions about what crops should be grown, according to experts.

Workshop recommends actions to foster good governance in forests
February 10, 2015

How to include meaningful governance issues in a post-2015 international arrangement on forests was the subject of a recent high-level workshop from 3 to 6 February 2015 in Interlaken, Switzerland.

The best technology for reducing emissions: Trees
February 9, 2015

Not surprisingly, researchers have concluded that trees are the most effective technology for removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and reversing global warming.

Viet Nam’s interest in macadamia on the rise
February 9, 2015

The growing popularity of macadamia trees among farmers in Viet Nam’s Central Highlands is the subject of an article in Bao Moi.

New fund will promote sustainable smallholder products to business
February 5, 2015

Danone and Mars Incorported have announced an investment fund that aims to help companies sustainably source materials from smallholder farmers.

Fodder trees helping to meet Africa’s demand for meat and dairy
February 5, 2015

Africa’s livestock producers are unable to meet the rapidly increasing demand for meat and dairy products. One major obstacle is access to feed of sufficient quality and quantity.