Kenyan farmers can bank on tree seeds
World Agroforestry germplasm conserves genetic diversity Tree genebanks can make a valuable contribution to the food security and incomes of smallholder farmers in developing countries, a new study suggests. The study, published in the journal Food Security, examined the experiences of farmers in Kenya who had requested seeds for multipurpose tree species from the World […]
The COVID-19 challenge: Zoonotic diseases and wildlife – A CPW Joint Statement
Amid the massive fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, the human fear of zoonotic diseases is on the rise, fueling an international movement to ban harvesting, trade and consumption of wild meat.
Working in the COVID-19 era: An unfailing commitment to forested landscapes
Some offices and hubs have partially and cautiously re-opened, but the majority of our colleagues – both staff and consultants – are working remotely.
Amid multiple global crises, global forestry and agroforestry centres “reset” with engagement landscapes
New people-and-nature approach eschews one-size-fits-all By Cathy Watson As COVID-19 heaps further damage upon a world already reeling from crises such as climate change and biodiversity loss, two centres focused on nature-based solutions are building “engagement landscapes” for more durable resilience. Leaders at the Center for International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry describe these engagement […]