Agroforestry is also a main facet of Kenya’s goal to reduce carbon emissions under the Paris Climate Treaty, since it sequesters a large amount of carbon in woody plants both above and below ground.
Category: Food Security
For hundreds of years, indigenous populations have been tapping the sweet, sugary sap of palm trees as feed for their livestock. Introducing this practice into modern farming could help feed the region’s growing population.
Representatives of several ASEAN member states agreed that closer integration of community forestry across the region would help to improve farmers’ livelihoods, trade and environmental management. The representatives from Indonesia, Thailand and Viet Nam discussed the achievements and...
Study showed that nearly 75% of consumers in Cusco, Peru were willing to pay at least 10% more for the locally grown fruits Eating local (i.e. eating food that is locally produced, not moved long distances to market)...
Soil carbon could help mitigate significant greenhouse gas emissions, while also supporting food production and adaptation to climate change.
ICRAF recently marked the end of its Climate-smart, Tree-based Co-investment in Adaptation and Mitigation in Asia (Smart Tree-Invest) project with a closing event in Jakarta.