Agroforestry News

Dashboard of data to help Pacific communities build climate resilience
May 14, 2015

Researchers are developing a ‘dashboard’ to give Pacific Island communities better access to information that can help build the resilience of agriculture and forestry to climate change.

Success stories in sustainable agriculture
May 14, 2015

An article in The Guardian features initiatives that demonstrate “increasing yield and the incomes of the poorest and most vulnerable does not need to come at the expense of the planet”.

Unless we act on soils, food security is threatened
May 14, 2015

A new study warns that soil erosion could endanger humanity’s ability to feed itself if nothing is done, reports SciDev.Net.

Underutilized species of the Asia-Pacific region
May 13, 2015

The first ever inventory of underutilized species and less known food plants in the Asia-Pacific Region has been released by Bioversity International.

New project in Malawi to address forest conservation issues
May 13, 2015

The Malawi News Agency reports on the launch of the 3-year ‘Empowering Forest Dependent Communities through Commercialization of Small Scale Forestry’ project which will be implemented by

Will climate change lead to more sustainable coffee production?
May 13, 2015

Global companies will need to “radically change their production models and sourcing relationships” for coffee in response to climate change, writes Alejandro Litovsky, founder and CEO of the Earth

Study to evaluate links between agriculture and ecosystems
May 13, 2015

Key interdependencies among agriculture and food systems, biodiversity and ecosystems are being studied in order to better highlight these links and quantify the benefits of ecosystems to agricultu

(MANAonline) ICRAF and WVM launch forestry management project
May 13, 2015

Lilongwe, May 13: World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in conjunction with World Visi

(Knoxville News) Report: Proper Forest Management Is a Key to Feeding Planet
May 13, 2015

Forests can help to reduce hunger and improve nutrition for millions of people, according to a major report released at the United Nations.

(FaceofMalawi) Malawi Ranked First in SADC Deforestation Rate Report
May 13, 2015

The Principal Secretary (PS) for the Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining Kester Kaphaizi has expressed concern over Malawi’s deforestation rate which is ranked first (1st ) in the Sout