Agroforestry News

Encouraging farmers to adopt integrated soil fertility management
January 29, 2015

Despite the many advantages of integrated soil fertility management, adoption rates in sub-Saharan Africa are among the lowest in the world, according to an article on the blog of the Internati

(Business Standard) Punjab govt plans to set up Asia's first bio-ethanol refinery
January 29, 2015

Punjab is set to ink a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for setting up of 

Hunger and malnutrition can be eliminated through agroforestry
January 28, 2015

An article on the website of the Lugar Center argues that hunger and malnutrition can be beaten by 2030 through better linking agriculture and nutrition, especially with agroforestry.

(nuviun) Manna in the Cloud: Solving Africa’s Undernutrition Problem One Genome Sequence at a Time
January 27, 2015

Last week I tried to explain “the cloud” to my six year-old son.

Trees maintain Sumatran village
January 22, 2015

The introduction of strict community forest rules is helping to make use of abandoned land in West Sumatra, Indonesia and encouraging young people to stay on the land.

Nigerians asked to support Great Green Wall
January 22, 2015

Nigerians have been called on to support the Great Green Wall initiative to combat desertification in the north of the country, reports an article in the Daily Trust, Nigeria.

Centre’s biofuel program gains momentum in India
January 21, 2015

Local communities in the Hassan District of Karnataka State, India have received small-scale oil-producing machines as part of the World Agroforestry Centre’s Programme for the Development of Alter

Beating Famine conference for Southern Africa
January 21, 2015

A Southern Africa regional ‘Beating Famine’ conference will be held in Lilongwe, Malawi from 14 to 17 April 2015 to highlight how widespread land degradation in the face of climate change could aff

Indonesian farmers train to reduce emissions
January 21, 2015

Farmers in Papua, Indonesia are learning which farming activities can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

(FMNR) It’s never too late to begin restoring the land: the story of Nelson Morogo
January 20, 2015

Nelson Morogo, a 70 year old retired senior chief (image on top), is one of the many FMNR beneficiaries who despite his age, has beat all odds to become an example in Chemasis village in N