Tag Archives: Agriculture/Agroforestry

ASEAN is rising to the climate-change challenge facing agriculture and forestry

ASEAN is rising to the climate-change challenge facing agriculture and forestry

  At a meeting in Lombok, Indonesia, representatives of ASEAN working groups agreed to strengthen their collaboration to reduce risks and maximize security in the food, agriculture and forestry sectors The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is...

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Mekong Group grows support for agroforestry in ASEAN

Mekong Group grows support for agroforestry in ASEAN

  The Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry has members from government and civil society committed to support the development of agroforestry in ASEAN member states   The Mekong Expert Group on Agroforestry for Food and Nutrition Security, Sustainable...

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Innovation platforms for food security in eastern and southern Africa

Innovation platforms for food security in eastern and southern Africa

An ACIAR project is improving food security in eastern and southern Africa by encouraging local farmers to work together. A project in Uganda is empowering smallholder dairy and honey farmers to control their own community development by gaining...

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A pick and a spade may triple farmers’ yields in the Kenyan drylands

A pick and a spade may triple farmers’ yields in the Kenyan drylands

A simple farming technique is proving effective in staving off food shortages in Kenya The female farmers of Makueni County in southeastern Kenya rarely expect to triumph over their parched, unpropitious soils. A pick, a spade and a...

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