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

“Hope in the City” tells the story of Vikram and his daughter Anita who are just heading home from the movies when a tornado – a weather phenomena they have never seen before – comes out of nowhere. The devastation left

The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the fragile economic, social and environmental underpinnings of our world today. Although we have access to advanced scientific and technological resources, as well as strategies for disaster preparedness, and despite repeated specific warnings about

In Uganda, when someone starts a family, they plant a mango tree. Therefore, each family has an excess supply of Mangoes, but there is no market to sell them to. This causes a high level of food waste, a growing

Is a world with no abattoirs an outrageous statement??? Or a necessary reality to prevent future pandemics, restore our planet, and seriously-commit to feeding the world with an increasing population, where currently 800 million people are malnourished? Eliminating the suffering of

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