|Policy brief reflects on a decade of REDD+||November 24, 2015||
How lessons learned from a decade of REDD+ can be incorporated into a new climate agreement is the subject of a policy brief by the ASB Partnership for the Tropical Forest margins at the World Agro
|Leaders officially establish ASEAN Community||November 24, 2015||
Leaders of the 10 member states have officially signed a declaration to establish the ASEAN Community.
|Supporting conservation and livelihoods through ecosystem services||November 24, 2015||
Scientists from the World Agroforestry Centre participated in the 8th Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) World Conference in Stellenbosch, South Africa from 9 to 13 November 2015.
|Solar oven reduces wood reliance and proves lucrative in Kenya||November 23, 2015||
An article in Reuters tells the story of a women’s group in Kilifi Country, Kenya which has made a successful business from selling cakes backed using a solar oven.
|Case studies show agroecology at work in Africa||November 23, 2015||
New work by the Oakland Institute shows the success of agroecology across Africa which it says counters claims that Africa needs more synthetic fertilizers and genetically modified crops to ensure
|The need for integrated research||November 23, 2015||
The problems associated with researchers working in isolation and the need for multi-disciplinary knowledge sharing is highlighted in an article The Herald, Zimbabwe.
|Zimbabwe’s farmers embrace climate-smart agriculture||November 19, 2015||
More and more farmers in Zimbabwe are adopting climate-smart agriculture (CSA) amid increasing droughts and food
|Safeguards needed for private financing of landscape restoration||November 19, 2015||
An article in The New Age, Zambia reports on commitments made by the 195 member countries of the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) to help prevent land degradation, but warns
|Towards land degradation neutrality with climate benefits||November 17, 2015||
A new brief from the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) outlines 3 pathways towards land degradation neutrality that could also translate into meaningful climate action.
|An agroforestry success story from the island of Pemba, Tanzania||November 16, 2015||
Over 1.5 million trees have been planted on the Tanzanian island of Pemba over the past 8 years to improve food security and restore forest ecosystems.