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24 July 2017
What if the prevailing narrative that youth migration is responsible for the deterioration of rural agricultural livelihoods in many countries needs to be rethought?  Youth migration away from rural areas to more urban settings is often lamented but it has its benefits.  For example, it may...
20 July 2017
Promoting investments and creating jobs are key features in the Marshall Plan with Africa. However, nothing in the document explains exactly how. Moreover, Henning Melber dismisses the plan as condescending to Africa and Africans.
20 July 2017
La sécurité alimentaire est menacée dans certains endroits du monde. Ceci est dû, en partie, à une croissance démographique continue et au changement climatique. Le risque est d’autant plus accru en Afrique de l'Ouest qui fait face à une population en pleine croissance et à la...
19 July 2017
For the past five weeks, Farming First and its supporters have been sharing stories on how agriculture is helping us achieve the Sustainable Development Goals in our #SDG2countdown campaign. We explored each target of SDG2 in detail, sharing quizzes, videos, infographics and stories of success. As...
18 July 2017
Vietnam is world renowned for its cuisine, and one of the staple crops in the country, as well as throughout Southeast Asia, is cassava, more popularly known as tapioca. Originally from South America, cassava tubers contain valuable starch and minerals, and is generally quite robust when it comes...