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

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

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

According to Chef, Food Activist Tom Colicchio and Heifer CEO Pierre Ferrari “We can end hunger in America. We just haven’t had the political will to do it,” write James Beard Award-winning chef Tom Colicchio and Heifer International CEO Pierre Ferrari

Nestled in the heart of the Congo Basin, the world’s second-largest rainforest, lies the Republic of the Congo. A nation covered in vast forests, the Congo boasts an estimated 23 million ha of forest area — nearly 70% of the

Says Savory Institute Co-Founder Daniela Ibarra-Howell This article is part of an editorial collaboration with Heifer International. It was first published on the Heifer International blog.  Regenerative agriculture is a nature-based solution that can help heal the planet in the face of

Small-scale irrigation is giving the youth, especially those previously neglected in rural settings, a fighting chance to secure livelihoods and become smallholder farmers. Small-scale irrigation is creating employment opportunities for young people across rural Ethiopia. In the highly populated highlands of Ethiopia, where

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