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

Agriculture is at the center of some of the great challenges facing the human population, including food insecurity and climate change. To meet the needs of a growing population while adapting to and minimizing the effects of climate change, sustainable

  This article is part of our Editorial Series called “GFAR Impakters.” This is done in partnership with GFAR – The Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation – For more follow on Twitter: #GFARImpakters or view here. Sustainability of the Agri-Food

In 2019 there are more trends in tech than ever before—ranging from wearable tech to blockchain solutions. Many of these trends have been dubbed as ‘the next big thing,’ as people scramble to identify what is going to be the

This article is part of our Editorial Series called “GFAR impakters”. This is done in partnership with GFAR – The Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation  – For more follow on Twitter: #GFARImpakters or view here. Forty years since India gained

This article is part of our Editorial Series called "GFAR impakters". This is done in partnership with GFAR - The Global Forum on Agricultural Research and Innovation  - For more follow on Twitter: #GFARImpakters or view here. Over the years, I have

After graduating from college in the late 1970s, I served as a rural development volunteer in the West African nation of Senegal. I was based in a northern village where “agriculture” did not exceed rain-fed millet and sorghum, and long-horned

With increasing demand for land for settlement, agriculture and industrial development has resulted in the destruction of natural resources and forests are no exception. The FAO estimates that global net forest loss is 3.3 million hectares per year, much of which

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