Tag Archives: World Agroforestry (ICRAF)

Agroforestry improves lives of poor farmers in Kenya 

Scientists from World Agroforestry (ICRAF) have found modest, yet statistically significant, improvements in the livelihoods of farmers involved with an agroforestry-development program in Kenya. According to Karl Hughes, leader of the study and head of monitoring and evaluation at ICRAF, agroforestry has been widely claimed to improve the livelihoods of smallholding farmers, rehabilitate degraded landscapes,

West Africa to experience a rise in climate-induced rainfall

    Results from a study carried out by scientists from World Agroforestry (ICRAF), Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) and Université de Ouagadougou indicate that West Africa will experience an increase in the number of extreme rainfall events in the 21st century, thanks to climate change. These results of the study funded by the

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