Agroforestry News

India’s treed states to reap reward
June 15, 2015

India’s Finance Commissions has for the first time recognized the critical role of forests and trees in providing vital products and services along with huge ecological benefits.

Renewed focus on agroforestry in Hawaii
June 15, 2015

Agroforestry is “experiencing a renaissance in Hawai‘i due to a renewed passion for eating sustainably grown local food,” reports an article in Maui Now.

Agriculture set to receive higher profile in global climate negotiations
June 15, 2015

There are high hopes that agriculture will finally gain the prominence it deserves in climate change negotiations.

(IFPRI Blog) What can agricultural research, extension, and input markets do for small-scale farmers in South Asia?
June 15, 2015

A host of new technologies have been introduced for small-scale farmers in South Asia, along with new training materials, learning techniques, and financing models to promote their use.

(SeedDaily) Asia faces huge challenges for trees, farmers and food supply
June 15, 2015

Ten Southeast Asian nations will form a single economic bloc at the end of 2015. Agroforestry, forestry and agricultural policies, implementation and law enforcement are lagging behind.

(nature) The rise of Africa’s super vegetables
June 9, 2015

One lunchtime in early March, tables at Nairobi's K'Osewe restaurant are packed.

(ScienceDaily) Asian economic integration means huge challenges for trees, farmers and food supply
June 8, 2015

Ten Southeast Asian nations will form a single economic bloc at the end of 2015. Agroforestry, forestry and agricultural policies, implementation and law enforcement are lagging behind.

(The Tribune) Fiscal federalism makes it easy to go green
June 5, 2015

FOR the first time, apportionment of central tax revenues between the 29 states will be based upon how much forest they have maintained.

Global event seeks to connect sustainable landscape management with finance
June 4, 2015

The Global Landscapes Forum: The Investment Case to be held from 10-11 June 2015 at the Royal Society, London aims to strengthen links between available private sector funding and needs fo

Global recognition for sustainable forest management
June 4, 2015

Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) is gaining momentum in intergovernmental processes, partnerships and projects, reports an article on the website of the International Institute for Sustainab