A new article by World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) scientists and partners deals with the huge but largely unsung contribution of trees on farms to global and national carbon budgets. Writing in the journal Nature, the auth
Kenya is able to feed herself. However the key cause of food insecurity is over-reliance on erratic rainfall. Over 80% of Kenya`s landmass is classified as Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALS) and is prone to drought. A sustainable livelihood in the region is threatened by climate change.
Rainwater Association of Somalia (RAAS) is one of the associated partners of the ICRAF/IGAD project funded by EU through IGAD assigned to facilitate and support the implementation of project; rainwater harvesting program for re-greening the environment.
The World Agroforestry (ICRAF), the lead organization in the BMP project organized a two-week training on Quantum Geographical Information System (QGIS) from the 24 April to 6 May 2016, with an objective to;
BMP project target to support the training of at least 500 farmers on improved integrated soil and water resource management including rain water harvesting (RWH) techniques for sustainable availability of water to livestock, humans and crop as well as drainage.
World Agroforestry (ICRAF) is a centre of science and development excellence that harnesses the benefits of trees for people and the environment. Leveraging the world’s largest repository of agroforestry science and information, we develop knowledge practices, from farmers’ fields to the global sphere, to ensure food security and environmental sustainability...read more