Tag Archives: food security

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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Kenyan farmers reap economic, environmental gains from ABCDs of agroforestry

Kenyan farmers reap economic, environmental gains from ABCDs of agroforestry

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.

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