Agroforestry News

Nobel Prize winner supports cocoa project’s community ventures
October 22, 2014

“I want all your children to have access to education for a brighter future,” said Kailash Satyarthi, child rights activist and co-winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize when he visited cocoa-farming

Israel offers agroforestry support to Philippines
October 22, 2014

Israel has offered to support the Philippines in further developing agroforestry through training students, farmers and agriculturists in mechanized farming technology that can be used on terraced

Malawi farmers embrace 'miracle tree'
October 22, 2014

The small tree Tephrosia vogelii is changing the fortunes of farmers in the north of Malawi.

Rolling out climate-smart agriculture in East Africa
October 20, 2014

Climate-smart agriculture practices may now be in use by many farmers to improve food production, reduce greenhouse gas emissions and build resilience to climate change, but transferring this knowl

Trees and urban food supplies in Africa
October 20, 2014

The latest issue of the FAO’s Nature & Faune Journal analyzes how trees contribute to urban food supplies, drawing on the recent

Reflecting on traditional farming systems during World Food Day
October 20, 2014

With World Food Day in 2014 focusing on ‘Family Farming: feeding the world, caring for the earth’, an article in the Jakarta Post looks at how we can achieve food security through sustaina

Climate-proofing agriculture in Tanzania
October 20, 2014

Farmers in Tanzania need to be made aware of climate change threats and different mitigation options, and early warning systems are required, participants at a recent national workshop heard.

(BNL Times) Halting, reversing stocks of miserable harvests
October 20, 2014

A combination of sandy soils across and a barren hill on the eastern side of Matemanga village in Traditional Authority (TA) Mtwalo’s area in Mzimba north east means no matter

2014 Nobel Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi visited V4C project
October 17, 2014

The Vision for Change (V4C) team learnt with great pleasure that the children’s rights activist Kailash Satyarthi had been declared the 2014’s Nobel Peace prize winner.

India’s agroforestry policy paves the way for innovation
October 16, 2014

The many benefits of agroforestry and how India can capitalize on these through its National Agroforestry Policy is the subject of an article in The Hindu by Rita Sharma, Board Trustee