In celebration of World Water Day, let's take a look at the importance of water-smart innovations in water management and conservation, and agricultural production. Every 22nd of March, the United Nations (UN) celebrates World Water Day. This year, the theme of the celebration is

Vegan Diet and Kids Nutrition in childhood plays a crucial role in the quality of health in the long run later in life. Is a vegan diet safe for children? This question might raise concern for young parents as we all

Companies globally are moving quickly to bring to market meat products that are grown from animal cells in a lab, also known as “clean”, “cultivated” or “cultured” meats. In Singapore, on 2nd December 2020 lab-grown meat was approved for sale

While emerging technology brings potential to revolutionize our food system; there are trade-offs that need to be acknowledged and addressed. New study finds emerging technologies for agriculture, however optimistic, all have some potential negative trade-offs. But we have methods, the science,

The Sustainable Commodities Marketplace Series research helps fill the knowledge gaps around global sustainable consumption and production for eight commodities—bananas, cocoa, coffee, cotton, palm oil, soybeans, sugar, and tea—uncovering important trends and information to support action on improving environmental and social

New research shows that the Nutrient Expert Decision Tool is better for farmers' fields, extension services and the environment. An international team of scientists, led by the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), has demonstrated how better nutrient management using

  From farm production to processing operations, storage, transport, retailing and human consumption, there is strong evidence that there will be impacts of climate change throughout the livestock food supply chain. Climate change is a major concern for current livestock systems worldwide.

Equity is a fundamental component of climate change and nutrition research, says new paper co-authored by CCAFS scientists. The climate crisis is generating a nutrition and health crisis and widening inequalities. With COP26 now postponed to November 2021, this is an

Governments are spending unprecedented sums of public money in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in hopes of building a better world for our children and protecting the most vulnerable. Overnight, social and economic experiments almost too fantastic to contemplate have

For the first time, the global area of different multiple cropping systems is quantified. This could be a game-changer for farmers and not only farmers. The key: Crop production can be increased without increasing the surface of cultivated land. Feeding

Re-assessing agroecology's role in sustainable agriculture. Integrating agroecology and climate-smart agriculture in CCAFS activities. The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) is committed to tackling humankind's greatest challenges in the 21st century: food security, adaptation to

Study shows how the Crop Loss Assessment Monitor - a decision support system - could help improve loss assessment and make crop insurance more efficient. Farming has often been quoted as one of the noblest professions, shouldering the responsibility of feeding

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