Can homegardens remedy food insecurity? And is this agricultural technique a feasible and effective way to deliver on all of its climate and resilience promises?
For generations, upland communities of Vietnam, Thailand and Nepal relied on fruits, nuts, mushrooms and berries when harvests were low, and used shifting agriculture, allowing soil to rebound.
The Swedish World Food Day celebration was held the 21st of October in Stockholm. The event was a collaboration between the Swedish International Agricultural Network Initiative (SIANI), Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation and the Swedish FAO committee.
FAO on behalf of the United Nations has designated 2014 as the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF), which will culminate in the presentation of a discussion brief on Family Farming at the World Food Day in October.
SIANI is encouraging private sector to participate in the discussion or share stories, opinions and thoughts on the topic of private sector involvement in development of food and nutrition security for all in our blog.
Economic growth is necessary but not sufficient to accelerate reduction of hunger and malnutrition
It is time to rethink how we produce the food, fibre and bioenergy that will sustain our societies and provide livelihoods, whilst also protecting the environment. A profound change in how we...