October 11 is International Day of the Girl aimed at recognizing girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.
For Wilson Mosbei, a dairy farmer in Nandi Country, western Kenya, climate-smart agriculture is paying off, in terms of milk production, food security and additional income.
By modifying traditional farming practices and incorporating agroforestry, villagers in northern Thailand have managed to prevent landslides and ensure a supply of food for their community.
Creating a climate-smart agriculture network for East Africa that will strengthen the livelihoods and food security of millions of farmers was the goal of a 3-day dialogue held in Nairobi, Kenya.
“Solving the world's looming food crisis will require big investments in agricultural research, yet public support for that is lagging,” says an article in the National Geographic.
A recent seminar has attempted to better understand the landscape approach and how it can be made to work for the benefit of people and the planet.
“The wide application of agroecological practices such as agroforestry is a no brainer,” writes Gina Castillo, Agriculture Program Manager at Oxfam America in an article about a recent agr
On international coffee day – 29 September – the Business Environment Network looks at 2 new initiatives aimed at improving sustainability in the coffee sector.
An article in The Nation tells the story of farmer, Moses Shonga who grows fertilizer trees, Gliricidia and Tephrosia, in his maize field in Malawi.
To raise awareness about ‘hidden hunger’, pomegranate trees will be planted at schools across the Western Cape through the Food & Trees for Africa initiative.