Author: Susan Onyango

Susan Onyango

Susan Onyango

Susan Onyango is the communications specialist for climate change for the World Agroforestry Centre and is based at the headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. With over 12 year’s experience in communication, she promotes the World Agroforestry Centre’s work on climate change, writes blogs and provides communication advice and support to scientists. Susan holds a MA communication studies and a BA in English. Twitter: @susanonyango

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...

Women collecting vegetable shoots from their garden in northern Benin. Along with the vegetables is maize plots surrounded by shea and acacia trees.  Photo by Grace B Villamor/ICRAF

Approaching climate-smart agriculture from a perspective of systems

The world’s population is expected to exceed 9 billion by 2050. For some countries, this will double. FAO estimates that global agricultural production will have to increase by 60% to meet increased demand, driven by population growth and...

Jeff Hayward of the Rainforest Alliance speaks at a session on Approaches for multilevel landscape management for mitigation 5 December

From farm to landscape: Approaches for multilevel landscape management for climate change mitigation

On the sidelines of the on-going UN climate talks, scientists, policy makers and development practitioners deliberated on how landscape approaches can be used to plan and implement mitigation actions to manage agriculture and forest dynamics. Drawing on examples...

Member of a community-based nursery living adjacent to Mount Elgon National Park in southeast Uganda. Agroforestry is one practice that can promote multifunctional climate-smart landscapes. By Olivia E. Freeman/ICRAF

Landscape approach: bridging the climate agenda with the Sustainable Development Goals

How can an integrated landscape approach contribute to the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and advance climate-smart objectives? The World Agroforestry Centre’s publication, Climate-Smart Landscapes: Multifunctionality in Practice, to be released at the Global Landscapes Forum on...