Global banana production relies on a single variety - a risky business given worldwide attacks of fungal disease. How can we prevent bananapocalypse?
Gender equality is a development booster and, indeed, women and girls made major strides in the last decade. But, have the lives of female farmers in sub-Saharan Africa improved?
Large-scale agroforestry project in Laos combines private and public interests, integrating food security and commercial wood production.
Biodiversity loss narrows down the possibilities we have to discover innovative solutions to a sustainable food system. It reduces our chances to succeed.
There have been very few opportunities for companies and civil society to come together on neutral grounds. New initiative offers a promising approach to develop the interface for this interaction.
You must be wondering why the title? Well, this comes from a debate during the Third Global Food Security Conference in Cape Town in December 2017, and I will explain below the context in which it...
Sweden and the UN World Food Programme have entered a landmark agreement that will bring hope to millions of people trapped by war and displacement crises.
This was the concluding remark by Dr Jessica Fanzo in her inspiring presentation at the Third Global Food Security Conference in Cape Town, this last December 2017. I attended the conference on...
This blog offers some clues and brings you closer to the production of the world’s most aromatic rice variety.
I googled myself today. Not my name, no, I googled what you could describe me as, a ‘youth in agriculture’. If you haven’t done that yet, let me tell you that google has 179 000 000 hits on...