Tag: agroforestry

Global forestry and agroforestry research organizations CIFOR and ICRAF merge

Global forestry and agroforestry research organizations CIFOR and ICRAF merge

February 10, 2019 |

In Germany, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) and International Centre for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF), also known as World Agroforestry, the two leading organizations focused on forestry and agroforestry research, policy and development agreed to merge to strengthen capacity, provide the evidence needed to scale up investment in sustainable development, and accelerate impact. […]

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Stora Enso signs agreement to acquire forest assets in Bergvik Skog

Stora Enso signs agreement to acquire forest assets in Bergvik Skog

December 2, 2018 |

In Sweden, the shareholders of Bergvik Skog AB, a Swedish forest holding company, signed a binding agreement regarding the intent to restructure its ownership. With this agreement, the parties aim to complete the transaction during the first half of 2019. Stora Enso’s forest holdings in Sweden will increase to 1.4 million hectares, of which 1.15 […]

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Agroforestry publication helps farmers decide which trees, where, for what purpose

Agroforestry publication helps farmers decide which trees, where, for what purpose

February 3, 2018 |

In India, a new book published by the Central Agroforestry Research Institute of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, and the World Agroforestry Centre, will help farmers and planners know where to plant which trees. The publication compiles characteristics of useful trees to complement agroforestry policy and speed up its adoption throughout India. The book […]

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