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.
Jul 20, 2018
Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) promises to increase resilience to climate change, enhance productivity and profitability and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. To achieve large-scale transition from traditional agricultural practices to CSA, a mentality shift by businesses and individuals, as...
Jul 20, 2018
The following text draws heavily from the Guide to the Agricultural Scalability Assessment Toolkit (pdf below) , developed by the E3 Analytics and Evaluation Project led by Management Sciences for Health. USAID’s Bureau for Food Security (BFS) and country missions have been implementing the Feed...
Jul 20, 2018
Indicators can be an effective tool to prompt and inform policy change. Enabling the Business of Agriculture provides indicators and findings that are proving to be highly relevant for policy dialogue and regulatory reform that promote private sector driven agriculture.
Oct 23, 2018 to Oct 24, 2018
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
The food and beverage industry is uniquely susceptible to the impacts of a changing climate. Meeting the business challenge to understand the risks, adapt internal strategies, and build resilient operations across the company value chain can increase market competitiveness. Knowing what to do is...
A Feed the Future Assets and Market Access Innovation Lab pilot project in Tanzania that pairs drought-tolerant hybrid maize with insurance has found early success with adoption and in-kind payouts.
When it comes to maximizing its economic growth potential through agriculture, Rwanda faces several challenges. While agriculture is a mainstay of the economy, providing 36 percent of GDP and 70 percent of employment, there is limited arable land to be found. With the second-highest population...
Jul 18, 2018
July 26th | 9:00 - 10:00 am CDT Register now! Join SIL on July 26 th for an informational webinar showcasing its low-cost, locally-produced and locally-serviced multi-crop thresher. Mechanized threshing is a valuable tool in the reduction of post-harvest loss in grains and cereals because it can...
Jul 17, 2018
The consistent application of quality standards is a core component of any structured grain trading system. Variable standards and the inconsistent application of standards increase transaction costs for cross-border trade and extend the time needed for clearing borders.
Jul 13, 2018
The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems invites applications for new funds that will be used to complement existing research projects of the Livestock Systems Innovation Lab. Previous, broader funding opportunities from the Livestock Systems Innovation Lab have supported more than...
Jul 24, 2018
Peanut often is referred to as a "woman's crop" in many parts of the world, but that has different implications in different places. In this webinar, experts will discuss how gender impacts production, processing and marketing decisions that smallholder farmers face, as well as how professionals...
Aug 08, 2018
Washington, District Of Columbia, United States