About 11 Results found. From 1997 - 2015
News - 24 Apr 2015The big spill: Intensive farming alters soils in forest remnants, study finds
Researchers discover high levels of nitrogen, phosphorus, uranium and cadmium.
Analysis - 24 Feb 2015How does land tenure affect agricultural productivity? A systematic review
Research suggests tenure reform in Africa produces relatively modest gains.
News - 6 Oct 2014In fight against African pests, researchers point to natural-born killers
Many African farmers are suspicious of natural pesticides, despite their significant benefits.
News - 18 Feb 2014Expert urges new strategy for study of rural-urban migration
Changing rural livelihoods distort data, resulting in numerous implications for forests and forest policies
Event Coverage - 24 Dec 2013Farmer urges range of measures to aid women battling climate change
Women want to adapt to new ways of farming, but often lack access to technology and sufficient expertise.
Event Coverage - 29 Oct 2012Bringing the genebank back to the field: researcher argues for on-farm conservation
Researchers promote community based biodiversity management to protect biological diversity.
News - 5 Apr 2012Domesticating indigenous fruit trees puts better food on the table in sub-Saharan Africa
Traditional knowledge meets the latest science, as local farmers tweak nature's bounty.
News - 21 Mar 2012Khat cultivation in Ethiopia fuels economy, reduces deforestation
The versatile crop has come to dominate Ethiopian agriculture - perhaps too much.
Event Coverage - 1 Feb 2012Chillies- a hot and spicy solution to human-wildlife conflict in Africa?
"The greatest challenge is to strike a fitting balance between the needs of humans and great apes."
Event Coverage - 27 Jan 2012Insurance, compensation may help mitigate human-wildlife conflicts, experts say
"These schemes need to be applied on a much bigger scale," explained leading scientist Terry Sunderland.