Agroforestry News

Ecological farming needed
May 26, 2014

On the International Day for Biological Diversity (22 May) Greenpeace draws attention to how food and farming systems can

Introducing Dr Javed Rizvi; Regional Coordinator for South Asia
May 22, 2014

ICRAF is glad to announce the appointment of Dr Javed

Latest achievements in climate-smart agriculture
May 22, 2014

As the climate changes, can we achieve food security, while reducing rural poverty, improving health and nutrition, and sustainably managing our natural resources?

The traditional tea gardens of Yunnan
May 22, 2014

A story on the website, Resurgence and Ecologist, describes the long-held tradition of growing tea under agroforestry systems in Yunnan, southwest China.

Reaping rewards from agroforestry in Kenya
May 22, 2014

A growing number of Kenyans are making a living out of commercially producing trees in agroforestry systems.

Trees revitalizing Tamil Nadu
May 22, 2014

In response to increasing desertification in Tamil Nadu, southern India, an innovative project is working with communities to bring tree-based agriculture back to the heart of rural Indian culture.

ASEAN nations to benefit from funds for climate change and food security
May 21, 2014

New funds will be available to ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) states for projects that address food security, poverty and climate change.

Land for Life award finalists announced
May 21, 2014

The finalists for the 2014 Land for Life Award have been announced, including organizations working to promote agroforestry in both Pakistan and Nicaragua.

(The Guardian) Move over rice, baobab and spider plant could be the new staple crops
May 20, 2014

A new centre in Nairobi is exploring whether 100 traditional African crops could bring food security to millions of people.

(Irish Examiner) Conference looks to grow profits by blending farming and forestry
May 20, 2014