Author: Prasit Wangpakapattanawong

Agroforestry has a long history in Myanmar but capacity of farmers and government agencies needs building in order to maximise potential. Photo: World Agroforestry Centre/Robert Finlayson

A new hope for agroforestry in Myanmar

The Government of Myanmar is enthusiastic about the role of agroforestry in the future of the newly-democratic nation   Myanmar (formerly Burma) is a newly democratic country. Centuries before, this country was rich in culture, natural resources and...

Mr Hoang Van Chau from Fruit and Vegetable Research Institute demonstrating the benefits of pheromone traps in an off-season vegetable trial in Mai Tien village. Photo: World Agroforestry Centre/CGIAR Research Program for

The hills are coming to life

For agroforesters, there is nothing more refreshing than seeing a hill covered with trees interplanted with crops. For agroforesters concerned with livelihoods, health and nutrition, there is nothing sweeter than seeing a hill covered with fruit trees and...

Robert Finlayson, Mai Thanh Tu, Tran Ha My, Yessie Dewi Agustina

How a scientist furthered his communication skills

The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe Gustave Flaubert   ‘There are many ways of telling stories to many different audiences or readers’, said Robert Finlayson, regional communications specialist, at a CGIAR Research...