A new version of the Africa Tree Finder is on the Google Play store with lots of improvements and new functionality. Have a look here: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.icraf.gsl.africatreefinder&hl=en
Last update on Nov. 7, 2017.
Last update on March 30, 2017.
Working with nature: tropical
forest regrowth and its potential for mitigating climate change
The Bonn challenge aims to restore 350 million hectares of
degraded land by 2030 of which currently almost 100 million hectares has been
committed through various initiatives. Restoration is a global priority; not
only to restore the productivity of degraded and unproductive ...
Last update on March 27, 2015.
The Land Degradation Surveillance Framework (LDSF) was developed at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) over several years of research on land degradation and ecosystem services.
Last update on March 6, 2015.
The field team from the ICRAF GeoScience Lab led by John Maina and Clement Okia (ICRAF Uganda) has completed the first of two Land Degradation Surveillance Framework (LDSF) sites on Mt Elgon in Uganda, as part of the project "Filling knowledge gaps on the restoration of degraded smallholder landscape mosaics". See slides below to get ...
Last update on Aug. 5, 2014.
Last update on Feb. 25, 2014.
**Forest and Agroforest Mosaics of the Western Ghats**
Agroforesty systems (coffee, tea, rubber, pepper, arecanut, cardamom) shape much of the landscape of the Western Ghats, India, and the mountain range has been identified as a biodiversity hotspot (Conservation International 2008; Myers et al. 2000). Before the development of large scale commercial cultivation under British colonial ...
Last update on Feb. 24, 2014.
The Virunga landscape has one of the greatest diversities of habitats globally within about 790 thousand hectares. Thousands of hippopotamuses and elephants live in the park's rivers and its mountains are a critical area for the survival of the mountain and lowland gorillas. However, these habitats have undergone dramatic changes in land cover and ...