The number of people who go to bed hungry was rising steadily prior to the COVID-19 pandemic due to stresses related to climate, inequality and conflict, and now stands at 690 million. The pandemic has supercharged these trends. The latest

Editor’s Note: This is the second article about the role of livestock farming in climate change by Kees Blokland, a noted social entrepreneur and founder of Agriterra, an agri-agency that provides expert advice to farmers and cooperatives. The first article

Agriculture and related land-use change generate one-quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Producing the food the world will likely need by 2050 using today’s technologies would triple GHG emissions while destroying most of the planet’s remaining tropical and

IEP’s Positive Peace Framework is versatile and can be applied to a variety of settings. In the US city of Atlanta, a food movement has grown popular and turned the bustling metropolis into a national leader in urban agriculture. A proliferation

The Rwanda Climate Services for Agriculture project demonstrates significant productivity, income, food security and women’s empowerment benefits for 110,000 participating farmers. On this World Telecommunications and Information Society Day, we reflected on the ways the CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have been severe and far-reaching. Governments worldwide have enforced strict measures to curb the spread of the virus, upending businesses and livelihoods. Global agricultural supply chains continue to face unprecedented disruptions. What has this

A new working paper offers a chance to understand challenges and lessons learned in project implementation over the past five years. Key challenges and opportunities to create impact are revealed through interviews with project leads around the world from the CGIAR Research

COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE OUTCOMES WITH AGROECOLOGY: EVIDENCE & ACTIONS NEEDED Agroecology can be defined as the combination of research, education, action & change that brings sustainability to the ecological, economic & social aspects of food systems. It is increasingly seen as an

Launched in May of 2021, the World Food Forum (WFF) is a youth-led movement, founded by the Youth Committee of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and a network of partners working together to transform our agri-food

This article is part of an editorial collaboration with Heifer International. It was first published on the Heifer International blog.  In San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala, Indigenous Maya women are reclaiming the age-old art of handcrafting carmine, perhaps the most vibrant

Vietnamese peanuts have showcased organic farming's potential. If the peanut industry goes organic, profits may increase whilst lowering the industry's carbon footprint. Research suggests that farmers in My Loi Climate-Smart Village in Vietnam can generate more profits from peanut cultivation by going organic. In

New World Bank/FAO Report Looks at Urban Food Systems Governance Evolving food preferences, rising malnutrition, public health concerns, rapid urbanization, climate change and crises like COVID-19 are shifting how countries think about food systems. With over two-thirds of the world’s population destined

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