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Landscape management
Rural transformation
Small-scale farmers and biodiversity in Nepal
 
News Story
30 August 2021
Linking small-scale farmers and agricultural biodiversity in Nepal

Our new Expert Group will draw on and contribute to ongoing policy processes in Nepal to strengthen collaboration, and raise awareness, surrounding the critical links between small-scale farmers, agricultural biodiversity and achieving the 2030 Agenda.

Landscape management
Rural transformation
 
Event
5 May 2021
Lost in translation: Is agroecology too broad of a concept to be an effective tool in reality?

Stephen Gliessman will speak about various dimensions associated with agroecology today and how it is implemented in different contexts.

Landscape management
Food systems
 
Event
18 February 2021
Call for abstracts: 2nd international agrobiodiversity congress

Call for abstracts for the 2nd International Agrobiodiversity Congress – Agrobiodiversity for food system transformation, is now open.

Gender and equality
Landscape management
 
Publication
22 May 2020
Agroforestry, biodiversity and ecosystem services – Creating a resilient and sustainable future by farming with trees

This policy brief outlines how to use agroforestry to advance on biodiversity and food security goals.

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
Wild Foods, Biodiversity and Livelihoods
 
News Story
11 May 2020
Making forest wonders work for nutrition, biodiversity and livelihoods

Our new Expert Group consolidates the knowledge about wild foods in Asia and links it with relevant policy arenas on food security, poverty reduction and sustainable forest management.

Climate change and resource conflict
Health and nutrition
Trade and production
 
News Story
28 November 2019
Why we’re involved in a project in Africa to promote edible insects

The development of edible insects as a food industry has been very slow, despite its many potential benefits. What needs to change?

Climate change and resource conflict
 
News Story
23 September 2018
Fighting climate change, one meal at a time

The climate change narrative is overwhelming. It's only natural to want hide from this crisis. How to confront this challenge and contribute to solutions? Look no further than your plate!

Trade and production
 
News Story
19 April 2018
Can you imagine a world without your favourite food?

It is almost impossible to buy traditional locally produced foods in Swedish grocery stores. This way Sweden risks to lose a significant part of its cultural heritage, according to Kålrotsakademien.

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
 
Blog Post
18 September 2017
Indigenous food: More than taste buds tingling

Promoting traditional food cultures like the Sámi one is not about putting them into some outdoor museum or treating them like mere folklore. It is about learning from creativity, which grew from the need of self-sufficiency and subsistence in a harsh climate, it is about making the best use of the richness of knowledge and ideas for new-old trends, like nose-to-tail cooking or foraging.

Health and nutrition
Landscape management
 
Blog Post
24 August 2017
Leveraging agrobiodiversity: A recipe for food forever and happily ever after

Endless repetition gets very boring and even depressing, at least it gets for me. And who doesn’t like to try something new every once in a while? In fact, our brain develops better in a diverse and dynamic environment. Leveraging diversity enables us to accomplish great things together, doing it with excitement and fascination. So why then have we been persistently getting rid of diversity in our food?