CIFOR–ICRAF publishes over 750 publications every year on agroforestry, forests and climate change, landscape restoration, rights, forest policy and much more – in multiple languages.

CIFOR–ICRAF addresses local challenges and opportunities while providing solutions to global problems for forests, landscapes, people and the planet.

We deliver actionable evidence and solutions to transform how land is used and how food is produced: conserving and restoring ecosystems, responding to the global climate, malnutrition, biodiversity and desertification crises. In short, improving people’s lives.

Why the energy and food nexus is critical in refugee context

In light of World Refugee Day, this episode of Let’s Talk Trees addresses the environmental concerns in refugee areas. Mary Njenga, a bioenergy research scientist at World Agroforestry (ICRAF) and Ruth Mendum, associate director for gender initiatives and an assistant professor of research at Pennsylvania State University share their ongoing work to address energy and food security issues in refugee settings in Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia.

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