Agroforestry News

(Malawi News Agency) Local delicacy threat to Conservation Agriculture
July 8, 2014

It was one of those days that I had to coversome function as a journalist atSimlemba in Kasungu, enjoying the ride while appreciating nature.

Integrated policies to reflect the diversity of Africa’s landscapes
July 7, 2014

To meet food security and development goals while protecting its natural resource base, Africa urgently needs an integrated landscapes approach to policy making.

Climate-smart agriculture: a new paradigm for the 21st century
July 7, 2014

Likening the choices before farmers to address climate change to the choices in radio stations on a long car journey, an article on Food Tank outlines how climate-smart agriculture can get

How to fund integrated landscape management
July 7, 2014

Integrated landscape management in Africa needs funding that goes beyond the life of a project.

Policy reform needed to promote conservation in Uganda
July 7, 2014

A recent meeting in Kampala heard how Uganda’s environmental policies are conflicting and preventing effective biodiversity conservation.

Good and bad landscape management in Kenya
July 3, 2014

Kenya may be a leader in landscape scale integrated management, but challenges remain, says an article on the blog of the Landscapes for People, Food and Nature initiative.

Action needed to create climate resilient landscapes in Africa
July 3, 2014

“The time for dialogue is over. Now what we need is action, and action, and nothing but action.”

Achieving sustainability in agriculture
July 3, 2014

The role of trees on farms in boosting production is highlighted in an article in Africa Green Media summarizing comments from a live chat about the future of sustainable agriculture.

(Foodtank) Climate-Smart Agriculture Hits the 21st Century
July 3, 2014

The buzz and crackle of a car radio tuner searching for a clear station is a sound most of us are familiar with.

Farmers in Nepal look to alternatives amid changing monsoon patterns
July 2, 2014

Changes to monsoon rain patterns in South Asia, such as longer dry spells and shorter sudden heavy showers, are driving farmers in Nepal to look to alternatives such as agroforestry.