Our current predominant model of agricultural production is “not suitable for the new food security challenges of the 21st century,” says José Graziano da Silva, Director General of the Food and Ag
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) yesterday presented the findings of it's latest report to policy makers, civil socie
Uganda is hosting a conference and technical workshop in late March to discuss how to make mechanisms that promote the protection of natural resources – such as Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES
Rwanda’s efforts to balance its increasing population with protection of natural resources are reported in a release from KT Press.
Smallholder farmers and rural people can play a critical role in achieving the post-2015 development agenda, says a concept note from the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) prep
A group of 186 farmers have graduated from a climate-smart agriculture farmer field school and climate change action training programme in Jamaica, as the island nation takes steps to mitigate and
Seventy women scientists from across Africa have just been awarded fellowships through the African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) program.
The need to pay more attention to small-scale farmers and agro-ecological approaches is highlighted in an opinion piece in The Express Tribune.
In a move to further boost agroforestry in the East Indian State of Bihar, foresters and forest guards are being trained in agroforestry, land management, nursery and plantation techniques.
Improved varieties of indigenous African species - Baobab, groundnuts, white sapota, custard apple, marula, African eggplant, drum stick, lablab beans, finger millet and the common bean – will soon