Instructional video to practicing EverGreen Agriculture

Improved soil fertility, suppression of striga weeds, increased crop yields, nutritious fodder for livestock, and more firewood, are just some of the benefits farmers derive from intercropping fertiliser shrubs and crops on farms. This practice is known as EverGreen Agriculture Click here to learn more on EVA!

Understanding the “Emissions Gap” in 5 Charts

Every year, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) brings together scientists from around the world to measure the size of the greenhouse gas (GHG) “emissions gap,” the difference between the emissions level countries have pledged to achieve under international agreements and the level consistent with limiting warming to well below 2 degrees C (3.6 degrees F). That benchmark exists because…

Using real-time satellite data to track water productivity in agriculture

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) recently launched the  Water Productivity Open Access Portal (WaPOR) to monitor and report on agriculture water productivity over Africa and the Near East. The tool has gone live, tapping satellite data to help farmers achieve reliable agricultural yields and optimized irrigation systems. Additionally, productivity databases and underlying map layers  can…

Food insecurity and climate change

The World Food Programme has designed an interactive website that will allow users to explore different scenarios of global greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation to climate change, and how this could change the geography of food insecurity in developing and least developed countries. By altering the levels of future global greenhouse gas emissions and/or the levels of…

Parkland Agroforestry

A video on Sustainable Land Management in Africa looks at the use of parkland agroforestry as part of effective and sustainable integrated farming.

Load more