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Landscape management
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Blogg
18 March 2014
Can ‘Insetting’ Make Carbon Finance Work Better for Farmers?

Carbon finance has become a hot topic in rural development, with many governments and civil-society groups looking to leverage the carbon capture potential of trees and soil to raise funds for agricultural and agroforestry projects.

Landscape management
Trade and production
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Nyhet
23 February 2014
Can Carbon Finance Take Small-scale Agroforestry to The Next Level?

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

Landscape management
Trade and production
 
Blogg
20 February 2014
Business and Agroforestry: the Role of Public-Private Partnerships

A great deal of the World Congress on Agroforestry, held last week in New Delhi, focused on business: How to link smallholders to markets? How to make agroforestry profitable? How to engage major corporations? How to guarantee social and environmental sustainability while making money?

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Blogg
12 February 2014
Understanding the Links Between Trees, Forests and Nutrition

Globally, about 842 million people are undernourished – about 12% of the population – and more than 2 billion suffer from micronutrient deficiency, or “hidden hunger,” according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Landscape management
Trade and production
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Nyhet
7 February 2014
SIANI at the World Congress on Agroforestry: Focus on trees and food security

With two new issue briefs, presentations, blogging and social-media coverage, SIANI and its partner Focali will have a strong presence at the 10-14 February event in New Delhi, which will bring together more than 1,000 researchers, policy-makers, donors and members of civil society.

Landscape management
Trade and production
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Nyhet
6 February 2014
Trees in Home Gardens: Making the Most of an Age-Old Practice to Improve Food Security and Nutrition

Home gardens have been vital to human societies for thousands of years: from clusters of beneficial trees and shrubs planted on forest edges in pre-historic times, to the lush edible gardens grown traditionally in many tropical regions, to the tiny, densely planted backyards that dot cities worldwide.

Landscape management
Trade and production
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Publikation
5 February 2014
Trees in Home Gardens: Making the Most of an Age-Old Practice to Improve Food Security and Nutrition

Home gardens have been vital to human societies for thousands of years: from clusters of beneficial trees and shrubs planted on forest edges in pre-historic times, to the lush edible gardens grown...

Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
Publikation
5 February 2014
Sharing the Land: Restoring Degraded Ecosystems and Improving Livelihoods Through Agroforestry

Roughly 24% of the world’s land area is degrading, including more than a fifth of the cropland and nearly a third of the forests – yet 1.5 billion people directly depend on degraded areas....