Why is natural regeneration better than large-scale tree planting and how to do no harm when it comes to landscape restoration efforts?
Elizabeth Mwiyeria, Vi Agroforestry, presenting at the SIANI Members Meeting - Nairobi 2018
Agroforestry is a sustainable, proven and efficient land management system. However, despite these benefits, agroforestry doesn't receive the attention it deserves.
Recent study by researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and Mistra Council for Evidence-Based Environmental Evidence (EviEM) suggests that sequestration effects of low-tillage agriculture can be limited only to the topsoil.
Presented by Sten Stymne at the seminar "Save our Soils" in Malmö, Sweden on May 20, 2015.
Presented by Rattan Lal at the seminar Save Our Soils on May 20, 2015 in Malmö, Sweden.
Biochar has recently gained attention in scientific and popular media for its potential to sequester carbon and enhance soil fertility (World Bank 2014). There are also opportunities to improve energy efficiency through pyrolytic cookstoves, improve health through reduced indoor air pollution, and reduce drudgery through reduced need for firewood etc.
The purpose of this workshop is to bring together leading scholar-practitioners from five parts of the world, Sweden, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Kenya and Ecuador, to share knowledge of and aspirations...
The well-attended World Congress on Agroforestry (WCA) in New Delhi last week, with strong contingents from business, government, nonprofits and academia - and a blog that drew more than 35,000 readers - is the latest evidenc
Global farmers face an enormous challenge to satisfy a rapidly growing demand for food, feed, fibres and fuels. At the same time the environmental sustainability of production methods is...