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Training on improved cook-stove construction for rural women in India

Approximately half of those living in developing countries rely on traditional biomass for cooking. According to IEA, the International Energy Agency, around 815 million people in India use inefficient and polluting means for cooking (IEA 2014). This contributes...

Peruvian Environment Ministry and the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Sign a Memorandum of Understanding for Inter-Institutional Cooperation

On 7 December, the Peruvian Environment Ministry (MINAM), represented by H.E. Minister Manuel Pulgar-Vida, and the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), represented by its Director-General, Dr. Anthony Simons signed a memorandum of understanding for inter-institutional cooperation. The signature of...

Mitigation and adaptation go hand in hand

Parties attending the 20th UN Conference of Parties on Climate Change in Peru (Lima COP 20) have been asked to think about climate change mitigation and adaptation together. At a COP 20 side event organised by the World...

Climate smart method to support sustainable charcoal production in sub-Saharan Africa

Management of coppices on tree stumps that are re-sprouting has been pointed out as one of the climate smart approaches that can be used for sustainable fuelwood and charcoal production in Sub-Saharan Africa region. A new book titled...