Régénération naturelle assistée

Burkina Faso – Septième partie de la série de vidéos « Les populations inaudibles d’Afrique de l’Ouest peuvent inspirer le monde » produite dans le cadre du projet WAFFI. Régénération naturelle assistéeMaimouna Regtoumda, Kougrissincé, département de Nobéré, Burkina Faso Avant la création du parc national Kaboré Tambi au sud du Burkina Faso en 1997, les…

Use it, don’t lose it!

“Food in the Anthropocene represents one of the greatest health and environmental challenges of the 21st century,” begins the EAT-Lancet Commission’s 2019 report on healthy diets and sustainable food systems. The nature of the challenge is well-known: how can we produce enough food to nourish a growing population with an increasing appetite for animal products,…

Bisakah minyak kelapa sawit masuk ekonomi sirkular?

Indonesia – Minyak kelapa sawit sangat multi guna. Membuat kue kering lebih renyah, sampo lebih berbusa dan pensil bibir lebih lembut. Semua itu, untuk harga yang lebih murah dibanding minyak lain. Namun, pemberitaan media mengangkat sisi gelap industri ini. Teras berita mengangkat deforestasi masif atas nama produksi minyak kelapa sawit, seiring isu buruk sosial dan lingkungan…

One size does not fit all

Indonesia – Efforts to help Indonesian oil palm smallholders comply with sustainability standards and “good agricultural practices” may not succeed if these do not better account for smallholder diversity, according to newly published research. Independent oil palm smallholders are particularly struggling to comply with the increasingly strict rules in the sector, says the research article:…

¿Es posible reducir las emisiones de carbono producidas por la tala? Un nuevo método indica que sí

Por Karen Mo, jefa de la unidad de monitoreo,  evaluación e investigación de WWF Global Forest Practice. Nota del editor: Todos los puntos de vista aquí vertidos son responsabilidad de los autores y no representan las del Centro para la Investigación Forestal Internacional. ************************************************************************** La madera es uno de los materiales más antiguos utilizados por…

Fungus Friday! Why aren’t more scientists studying mushrooms?

At this year’s 4th Agroforestry Congress in Montpellier, Forests News caught up with Jianchu Xu. Jianchu, a scientist at World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF), ponders how agroforestry can help a bourgeoisie class eat exotic foods sustainably, the fashion of soil health, and just why oh why don’t more people study mushrooms? After-all, as well as being…