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Ghana – Part VII of VII-part series: WHAT THE WORLD CAN LEARN FROM WEST AFRICA’S UNHEARD (Voices from the forest-farm interface) Esther Atogiba, Akaa, Kassena–Nankana West District, Upper East Region, Ghana Like many others in the community of Akaa in Ghana’s Upper East Region, Esther Atogiba knows the difficulties of trying to farm where there […]

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Value unchained: putting money into the hands that grow our food

The economic benefits of agroforestry By Gabrielle Lipton This article is part of a Landscape Newsseries on agroforestry, published in partnership with World Agroforestry (ICRAF) in conjunction with the 4th World Congress on Agroforestry. Tunisia was once a… The post Value unchained: putting money into the hands that grow our food appeared first on Agroforestry […]

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Pineapples and peatlands

Indonesia – Sowing 10,000 pineapple plants is not everyone’s idea of a good time. But for Meri Andayani and her friends, the opportunity to grow, harvest and sell their own produce is a dream come true. And that dream includes greater prosperity for their families and for their community as these women work to restore […]

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Selective logging will not be enough to sustain timber production in Amazonia

Amazonian forests are unlikely to provide enough timber to meet current demand over the long term, even with the use of improved logging practices. That is a key finding of a new study led by the Tropical managed Forests Observatory (TmFO), published today in Environmental Research Letters . Source: CIRAD News

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Faire science à part – Politiques d’inclusion sociale et agriculture familiale en Argentine

Un ouvrage sur l’évolution de l’articulation science-politique. L’auteur fonde sa réflexion sur les recherches menées en Argentine dans les années 2000 en faveur de l’inclusion sociale des populations vulnérables et des agriculteurs familiaux en particulier. Source: CIRAD News

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Trees: a pairing for coffee, chocolate and wine

Favourite foods need agroforestry to survive This article is part of a Landscape Newsseries on agroforestry, published in partnership with World Agroforestry (ICRAF) in conjunction with the 4th World Congress on Agroforestry. By Gabrielle Lipton In Burkina… The post Trees: a pairing for coffee, chocolate and wine appeared first on Agroforestry World. Source: ICRAF News

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Afrique de l’Ouest : la diversité des produits laitiers menacée par les importations

La grande diversité de produits laitiers ouest-africains constitue une richesse culturelle qui est aujourd’hui menacé. En cause : l’urbanisation croissante, le faible soutien des pouvoirs publics aux filières locales et surtout la concurrence internationale avec de la poudre de lait importée et bon marché. La reconnaissance de ce patrimoine culinaire passe par une meilleure caractérisation […]

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Where — and why — is agroforestry hiding?

A clear solution to climate change is being largely overlooked This article is part of a Landscape Newsseries on agroforestry, published in partnership with World Agroforestry (ICRAF) in conjunction with the 4th World Congress on Agroforestry. By… The post Where — and why — is agroforestry hiding? appeared first on Agroforestry World. Source: ICRAF News

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Securing customary rights to forests in Maluku province, Indonesia

Source: CIFOR videos

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Internal Migration, Settlement and Deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon

Presented by Peter Cronkleton on Dec 2nd, 2018 at Global Landscapes Forum, Bonn Source: CIFOR presentations

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