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Farmers and researchers disagree on ‘deliberately’

Researchers have looked at differences between how farmers and research institutions, such as the World Agroforestry Centre, characterise agroforestry systems. They found a gap, which could be limiting opportunities, productivity and food security.   In the course of...

Smallholder farms in Kamonyi District, Southern Rwanda. Photo by A. Sigrun Dahlin

Climate-smart agriculture needs knowledge, cooperation and a healthy dose of trust

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has been at the forefront of climate-smart agriculture for the past decade, advocating for and supporting farmers to adopt this type of sustainable land use worldwide. This support is only set...

Fabiola Muñoz-Dodero, the executive director, Peru National Forest and Wildlife Service (SERFOR), Juan Manuel Benites Ramos, Peru Minister for Agriculture and Peter Minang, head of environmental services, World Agroforestry Centre and coordinator of the ASB Partnership for Tropical Forests Margins. Photo by Susan Onyango/ICRAF

Peru launches its Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) plan for agriculture

The Ministry of Agriculture, Peru, has unveiled its plan for Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) at the UN climate talks currently underway in Lima. The Peru agriculture NAMA, titled the iNAMAzonia, is landscaped-based and aims at creating the...