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USAID is issuing a Broad Agency Announcement (BAA) to invite participants to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate on innovative research and development interventions to address challenges to global food security. Please view the notice on fbo.gov for complete information.
This month, Agrilinks is teaming up with Landlinks and the land policy team at the U SAID Bureau for Food Security to look at a critical but often underappreciated aspect of food security: land, resource and marine tenure. When the rights of farmers, fishers and other often vulnerable stakeholders...
This Q&A with Mark Freudenberger, a senior associate at Tetra Tech ARD and director of the Land Tenure and Property Rights Sector, is part of Agrilinks' focus on land, resource and marine tenure this April.
In the last blog post, we talked about Big Data and global food safety. In this post, we are going to talk about the use of blockchain technology to establish a rapid and effective food traceability system. Food traceability is the ability to track the movement of food one step back and one step...
Urban food markets in the developing world are commonly plagued by trash, poor sanitation and dilapidated infrastructure. Even so, they are vital nodes in food systems, serving as the link between urban consumers and rural producers.
One out of every six people worldwide is a youth. Can we achieve the goal of ending poverty without addressing such a large population’s access to one of the most important productive assets: land?
Despite impressive growth rates over the last couple of years, Ethiopia is still a country experiencing widespread poverty, especially in its rural areas. The Land Investment for Transformation (LIFT) program aims to reach the most vulnerable members of Ethiopian society by improving the incomes of...
This post was written by Gary Fields for Lutheran World Relief. Drissa Banihou, a farmer in Tchériba, Burkina Faso, thought the land his family had worked on for a quarter century was dead. Nearly half of the 10 acres he had farmed since childhood had borne no crops for the past five years because...
In the developing world, there is little agriculturalists can do to protect themselves from weather volatility. When shocks occur, many families must default on loans, sell assets, reduce meals or pull children out of school.
This is the second piece in a mini-blog series kicking off Agrilinks’ focus on land, resource and marine tenure for food security in April.