|Targeting gender and youth in drylands research||October 16, 2013||
Ensuring gender equity and youth involvement in the CGIAR Research Program on Dryland Systems has seen a new impact pathway developed
|Global meeting to discuss sustainability in the cocoa sector||October 16, 2013||
Cocoa experts and practitioners are gathering in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to discuss how to make cocoa production more sustainable.
|Sudanese women revive tradition of Gum Arabic harvesting||October 16, 2013||
A post on the International Fund for Agricultural Development’s (IFAD) Social Reporting Blog tells the story of Halima Agib from the Sudanese village of Demira who has benefited from estab
|Taking a landscape approach to food security||October 15, 2013||
“We can’t achieve food security, or nutrition security, without preserving the ecosystem services that forests provide,” says Juergen Voegele, Director of the Agriculture and Environmental Services
|Trees and forests vital to food security||October 14, 2013||
With World Food Day to be celebrated on 16 October, attention is being given to the significant role that trees and forests play in food security.
|Indian farmers encouraged to adopt agroforestry||October 14, 2013||
Farmers in the state of Punjab, India are being encouraged to diversify their crop production and adopt agroforestry to help combat the country’s current agrarian crisis.
|The Neem tree has many uses||October 14, 2013||
The many and varied benefits of the Neem tree (Azadirachta indica) to Sri Lanka are discussed in an article in the Sunday Observer.
|Combating deforestation in Haiti||October 14, 2013||
More than 2 million trees have been planted in the Gonaives region of Haiti as part of an agroforestry and tree nursery program
|Sacred forests threatened by development||October 10, 2013||
Sacred forests may have been spared from logging in the past, but they are increasingly threatened due to a growing appetite for land among global investors.
|Gum trees offering hope in the Sahel||October 9, 2013||
Conserving trees in the Sahel region of West Africa is offering hope for mitigating the impacts of climate change as well as improving the livelihoods of some of the world’s poorest farmers.