Forest and Farm Facility

Highlights

As global leaders embrace natural climate solutions at the UN Climate Summit in New York, IIED’s research shows how to tap the potential of nature-based solutions in tackling the impacts of climate change. Read the blog written by Xiaoting Hou Jones and Hannah Reid, IIED.
The concept of value chains for the ‘basket of products’ seeks to recognize the reality of most traditional farming systems. Most family farmers, indigenous peoples and natural resource-dependent producers manage and often sell a range of different products to maintain their livelihoods and to optimize the use of different elements ...
As in many African countries, Madagascar’s forests are under increasing pressure from agricultural expansion as growing populations seek to produce more food in an increasingly erratic climate. After a recent visit to the country, Duncan Macqueen reflects on how agroforestry could be a key part of a response.  Madagascar’s expanding population ...
Follow on twitter the dialogues at the stand: #ThinkTwice, #EDD19, #TomorrowsCoffee, #NextGenerationCoffee, #ForestFarmFacility. The generational and gender inequality poses sustainability issues in the coffee sector, where the predominantly male  sectors’ farmers are rapidly aging. As for now, the sectors production capacity is stretched to its limit to satisfy the growing demand ...
The Forest and Farm Facility is looking for apex regional (i.e. present in more than one country) and global forest and farm producers’ organizations, or consortia of such organizations, to collaborate with and support. This round of grants will focus on ways organizations can improve their service delivery to their ...