Where — and why — is agroforestry hiding?
Agroforestry, a land-management system that couples the growth of trees and shrubs with crops and pasture, has been scientifically proven time and again to have a multitude of benefits: improved soil health, crop yields, resilience to climate change, biodiversity and household incomes. Yet, for all the many ways it can help households, communities and companies shield themselves and prosper in the face of climate change, it’s almost entirely neglected in national and international policy. When it is recognized, it’s hardly in a substantial way.
AfDB-TAAT promotes trailblazing hybrid rice technology adapted to Africa16.08.19
- Creating JOBS and GROWTH
- Securing PUBLIC HEALTH
- Sustaining FOOD AVAILABILITY
16 August 2019, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. The Rice Compact of the African Development Bank-funded …Read more
Thomson Reuters: It’s time to look underground for climate resilience in sub-Saharan Africa15.08.19
A recent study sheds new light on the climate-groundwater relationship, finding that the 2015-2016 E…Read more
IPSNews.net: Is India on Track to Beat the Perfect Storm?13.08.19
“Those of us who work on water issues in (the global) South understand that there…Read more