DryDev helped develop farmer-managed natural regeneration in agricultural fields, leading to reforestation with multiple local and exotic species that now contribute to strengthening natural forests and providing woodfuel and food, which can be prepared on the improved cookstoves deployed by DryDev, which reduce fuelwood consumption by two-thirds.
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We are in a decade where we are working towards the Sustainable Development Goals, of which there are 17, and agroforestry works for all of them
Recientemente, investigadores del proyecto FuenteS visitamos la finca del Sr. Ernesto Morón, quien está interesado en producir semillas de varias especies nativas de la Amazonía. Aquí informamos sobre las experiencias y opiniones de Ernesto sobre el cultivo de árboles maderables.
Recently, researchers of the FuenteS project visited the farm of Ernesto Morón, who is producing seed of various native Amazonian species. Here we report on his experiences and opinions about growing timber trees.
Thousands of farmers are set to benefit from land restoration in the drought- and strife-stricken country.
Land restoration targets and commitments have been set at global, regional, national and local levels. The UN General Assembly in New York declared on 1 March 2019 that 2021–2030 is to be the decade of land restoration.
Scientist Peter Akong Minang says Africa is lagging behind on product certification but that investment can have positive impact.
The global supply and consumption of food has increased over the last 50 years. However, due to our focus on increased productivity, our access to diverse and healthy foods has radically reduced. Many people remain hungry and increasing numbers have micronutrient deficiencies.
The biggest advantage of agroforestry is that it can help to mitigate climate change while at the same time contributing to the adaptation agenda. From the mitigation side, agroforestry is the simplest technology in terms of what the farmers —smallholders — can do on their farms.
Delegates at Global Soil Week 2019 push for effective land governance, local governance structures, extension services, and finance and markets to ensure sustainable and climate resilient agriculture.
Evaluation of seven options for agroforestry systems has shown delivery of economic and environmental benefits and applicability toother locations
In seven countries —Burkina Faso, Cabo Verde, Côte d’Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea, Mali, and Senegal — women represent approximately 43% of the agricultural labour force but only 8% of agricultural landowners.
Researchers and NGO heads from the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States learn how trees on farms can help fulfil their commitment to the Paris Agreement In May, delegates from as far away as Papua New Guinea braved...
The economic benefits of agroforestry By Gabrielle Lipton This article is part of a Landscape Newsseries on agroforestry, published in partnership with World Agroforestry (ICRAF) in conjunction with the 4th World Congress on Agroforestry. Tunisia was once a...
Favourite foods need agroforestry to survive This article is part of a Landscape Newsseries on agroforestry, published in partnership with World Agroforestry (ICRAF) in conjunction with the 4th World Congress on Agroforestry. By Gabrielle Lipton In Burkina...
A clear solution to climate change is being largely overlooked This article is part of a Landscape Newsseries on agroforestry, published in partnership with World Agroforestry (ICRAF) in conjunction with the 4th World Congress on Agroforestry. By...
Originally published by the Darwin Institute Forming a part of the Madagascar and Indian Ocean biodiversity hotspot is the island of Anjouan. Anjouan has experienced one of the most alarming deforestation rates in the world, having lost...
When trees and crops are successfully farmed together, agroforestry does provide a wealth of environmental, social and economic benefits.