By 2050, the global population is projected to reach 9.7 billion. Farmers, already challenged to produce more food, need new tools and technologies to keep pace.
Feb 15, 2019
A report from the Global Food Safety Partnership (GFSP) highlights the need for increased, targeted funding to promote domestic food safety across Africa.
Mar 12, 2019
After exploring the success factors of commercialization in last year’s webinar, From Lab to Market: Success Factors for Commercializing Agricultural Technologies , a new report from Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation explores recommendations to USAID and research institutions on how to best...
Feb 12, 2019
Organized by the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA) and the Environmental Change Institute – University of Oxford, this seminar – taking place online and in Bogor, Indonesia – will look at enhancing food system resilience in terms of the roles of forests, trees and...
Feb 05, 2019
In order to manage risk, successful farming increasingly takes place alongside diversification of livelihoods. As such, policy and program linkages within and between agriculture and other sectors are needed to ensure sustained escapes from poverty.
Feb 04, 2019
The Enabling the Business of Agriculture (EBA) Online Learning Module Series is now available as a self-paced training program. The training includes an overview as well as more targeted modules that explore aspects of trade and finance. Participants will learn about the World Bank’s Enabling the...
Feb 01, 2019
What are the key elements to ensuring access to extension services? We found that the number of extension agents, staff professionalization and bureaucratic autonomy matter surprisingly little in shaping rural households’ access.
Jan 31, 2019
Sustainable Intensification offers an approach to evaluate and balance the environmental, economic, and social objectives of agriculture, sustainably increasing the value of agriculture outputs relative to inputs by increasing efficiencies throughout the food system.
Jan 30, 2019
Background The CGIAR Research Program on Policies, Institutions and Markets (PIM), supported by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Cornell University are calling for concept proposals for the Structural Transformation of African Agriculture and Rural Spaces (STAARS...
Jan 30, 2019
Crowdsourced voting on Facebook and Twitter kicks off January 31 and ends February 13. The winners will be announced on Valentine's Day, February 14. Cast your votes for your favorites!
Jan 30, 2019
Through a Crop Wild Relatives pre-breeding project, led by the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and funded by the Crop Trust, farmers can soon access finger millet varieties that withstand drought and are resistant to parasites and diseases.