Agroforestry News

Climate-smart agriculture at the Feed the Future forum
June 13, 2014

At the 2014 Feed the Future Global Forum, Dennis Garrity, United Nations Drylands  Ambassador and Former Executive Director of the World Agroforestry Centre,  moderated a panel on the imp

Fuels, cooking and cookstoves in Kenya
June 12, 2014

A new technical brief by the World Agroforestry Centre and

Garden exhibit inspired by agroforestry transformation in Ethiopia
June 12, 2014

The transformation of the Antsokia Valley in Ethiopia, from barren dustbowl to thriving oasis, has inspired an exhibition at

Agroforestry and forest management to aid food security in Zimbabwe
June 12, 2014

A new program in Zimbabwe will assist vulnerable smallholder farmers to sustainably manage forests, diversify their livelihoods sources (such as through agroforestry) and build their capacity to wi

Agroforestry employment aims to protect Haitian forest
June 12, 2014

A project aimed at establishing sustainable economic opportunities in agroforestry in Haiti and reducing threats to the country’s last remaining primary forest, the Macaya National Park, is set to

Equator Prize winners announced
June 11, 2014

The recipients of the 2014 Equator Prize exemplify community, grassroots efforts around the world to tackle climate change, environment and poverty.

Pitfalls with PES in Vietnam
June 11, 2014

The issue of whether Payments for Environmental Services (PES) schemes in Vietnam are environmentally or financially sustainable is discussed in an article in the Pittsburgh Post Gazette.<

Business and the landscape approach
June 11, 2014

The disconnect between commodities and landscapes was under discussion in Bonn, Germany during a side event hosted by the World Agroforestry Centre at the 40th session of the Subsidiary

Push for agroforestry in India
June 11, 2014

The Indian state of Jharkhand is being urged to encourage agroforestry to revive green cover and generate employment.

FAO release success stories in climate-smart agriculture
June 9, 2014

Climate-smart agriculture can “improve farm yields and household incomes, leading to stronger, more resilient communities," said Helena Semedo, Deputy Director-General of the UN Food and Agricultur