Agroforestry News

Forage report highlights value of agroforestry
November 24, 2014

Agroforestry systems may be preferred sites for foraging as they combine domesticated and wild species in close proximity, says a new ‘Update’ from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the Unit

Kenyan farmers look to Moringa tree for nutrition and health
November 24, 2014

Farmers in northwest Kenya are embracing the Moringa tree through agroforestry, reports the Business Daily.

Congo Basin forest report focuses on agroforestry
November 24, 2014

The newly released 2013 edition of the ‘State of the Forests of the Congo Basin’ has a strong focus on agroforestry, woodlands in savannas and steppes, and forest plantations, rather than covering

Centre hosts landscape art exhibition
November 24, 2014

The World Agroforestry Centre’s headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya is hosting an exhibition of paintings of trees and Kenyan landscapes.

(EIN Presswire) Mars’ Vision For Change Project Draws Support From Director General Of The Cocoa And Coffee Council Of Côte d’Ivoire
November 21, 2014

Last week, the Vision for Change project was honored to welcome Madame Massandje Toure-Litse, Director General of the Cocoa & Coffee Council (Conseil Café Cacao or CCC) of Côte d’Ivoire, for a

Al Jazeera screens story on breeding local food for better nutrition
November 20, 2014

Al Jazeera English’s program Innovate Africa will profile work being done at the World Agroforestry Centre to develop lesser-known food crops in Africa.

30 million trees for Rwanda
November 20, 2014

Rwanda will plant 30 million trees to help restore its forests, provide fuelwood and to curb erosion and greenhouse gas emissions.

(Business Daily) Celebrating Kenyan lives, landscapes with art you can invest in
November 20, 2014

ICRAF is world-renowned as the one and only United Nations agency that focuses on agro-forestry.

Native Americans revive traditional agroforestry practices
November 19, 2014

The reintroduction of traditional agroforestry management systems is helping the Karuk and Yurok tribes of North America restore their forests and waterways.

(ICAR) NRCAF Observes Farm Innovators Day & World Toilet Day
November 19, 2014

Dr. Javed Rizvi, Regional Director, and Dr.