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Notes from the Field: Partnering for Sustainable Agriculture in Honduras

by Lucas Wolf, Assistant National Director

In the small community of El Socorro, located just ten minutes north of Siguatepeque, Honduras, there is an impressive institution focused on sustainable agriculture. 546 kata lagi

Notes From The Field

Participatory methods to help farmers adapt to climate change

Photo credit: SciDevNet

Local farmer Ibrahim Mohamedou waters his plants with a watering can at an IFAD-supported nursery, part of an anti-desertification programme near the village of Zabon Mousso. 245 kata lagi

Agriculture

Building Climate Resilience in Cuba

by Sebastian Africano, International Director

In two weeks, I’ll board a plane in Miami that will take me to an island on which not many living U.S. 587 kata lagi

Before the Robusta Bean

(Part 1, Daklak province in Vietnam)

In the month of May, I went to Daklak province in Vietnam’s Central Highland region, an 8 hour sleeper bus-ride from the city of Saigo. 527 kata lagi

Production

Growth and plant water status of black locust

Spatial and temporal variation of drought impact on black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia L.) water status and growth

Stimulated by the rising demand for bioenergy, forestry practices for energy production are of increasing importance worldwide. 224 kata lagi

New Publications

The age-old practice of shifting cultivation is still misunderstood by policy makers

See also: http://blog.worldagroforestry.org/index.php/2015/05/08/is-it-good-or-bad-challenging-views-about-swidden-agriculture/

Indigenous people should have the right to practice shifting cultivation

Submitted by Kate Langford

A new publication calls for better recognition of indigenous peoples’ rights to practice shifting cultivation in Asia-Pacific to ensure food security. 88 kata lagi

Desertification

Project Update: The Nicaraguan Center for Forests, Energy & Climate Takes Shape

by Sebastian Africano, International Director

 The Nicaraguan Center for Forests, Energy & Climate (NCFEC) is well on its way to becoming a reality. Over the past month, Trees, Water & People (TWP) and our partner, Proleña, have made considerable progress with a Nicaraguan architect, creating the master plan for the center. 269 kata lagi