The Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture 2016 (GFIA 2016) is the world’s largest collection of sustainable agriculture innovations, attracting some the world’s brightest minds to show the world how game-changing technologies can feed the world. With the support of over 20 foundation partners and international collaborators, GFIA 2016 hosts over 4 000 participants from 80 nations.
Three students are currently doing a minor field study (MFS) in Uganda, investigating how the coffee black twig borer can be controlled without cutting down trees.
The programme Agriculture for Food Security Post 2015 (AgriFoSe) – translating science into policy and development has been developed by researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Lund University, Gothenburg University and Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).
A team from the Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM) visited SLU on 17 November with the aim of strengthening existing and exploring new partnerships.
Presented by Jim Sumberg - Institute of Development Studies – IDS. University of Sussex, UK - at Agri4D 2015
Presented by Margaret Kroma – Assistant Director General. Partnerships and Impact – ICRAF, at Agri4D 2015
Presented by Christel Cederberg - Department of Energy and Environment. Chalmers University - Gothenburg at Agri4D 2015
Presented by Kostas Stamoulis, Director. Strategic Program Leader, Food Security and Nutrition from FAO at Agri4D 2015.
Panel discussion with John McDermott - IFPRI; Christel Cederberg - Chalmers University, Gothemburg; Kostas Stamoulis - FAO; Margaret Kroma - ICRAF; Jim Sumberg - University of Sussex; Madelene...
Are we ready to meet the world’s increasing food demand over the coming decades? Some people are doubtful of how we are going to feed 2.4 billion more people when no extra land is available and degradation of existing farmland is widespread.