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Haiti “For Profit” Sustainable Agroforesty Program Bears New Fruit in

Having achieved an initial goal of engaging local smallholder farming communities in planting 5 million trees, Haiti's Smallholder Farmers Alliance and Timberland continue down an extraordinary path that's helping smallholder farmers in southwest Haiti recover from Hurricane Matthew and promoting revivial of smallholder farm cotton production in Latin America and the Caribbean.Read More

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Bigger Picture Landscape Approach to Forest-Agriculture Management Gains Credibility

The UN Convention on Biological Diversity is taking note of a first set of "best practice" guidelines for enacting an interdisciplinary, ecosystem-based "Landscape Approach" to forest, agriculture and land use management that takes greater account of human use and community development.Read More

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2nd World Agroforestry Congress Opens in Kenya

Agriculture, climate change, conservation of natural resources and biodiversity, and and socio-economic development are all coming together in Nairobi, Kenya as participants from around the globe attend the 2nd World Agroforestry Congress. Read More

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Agroforestry and Sustainable Agriculture: Vast Potential to Lower Emissions, Store

Fostering widespread development and adoption of agroforestry and sustainable agricultural methods and practices offers the largest, surest practically and economically effective means of mitigating and adapting to climate change, while also addressing energy, food security, economic development and loss of biodiversity, according to a UNEP-World Agroforestry Centre report. Read More