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Climate change and resource conflict
 
Event
24 February 2016
Are ordinary Africans getting the continent back – or not? The fate of community lands in Africa

Liz Alden Wily is an internationally renowned land tenure expert and independent researcher with wide-reaching experience from a number of countries throughout the developing world but with a...

Trade and production
Commercializing Agricultural Sector in Kenya
 
News Story
16 February 2016
What is holding back Kenya’s agricultural development? Our Expert Group is on the way to find out

In the next decade agricultural development in Africa will occur against a backdrop of dynamic changes in global, regional and national economies, driven by rapid globalization, increasing demand for strategic resources, instabilities affecting agro-food and energy systems and, not the least, by the growing population.

Climate change and resource conflict
 
Video
10 February 2016
Segenet Kelemu – Is today’s research applicable to the needs of small holder agriculture?

Who is defining the research agenda? Are we asking the right questions?

Trade and production
 
Video
10 February 2016
Agnes Andersson Djurfeldt – Who is the African smallholder farmer?

How has farming in Africa developed during the last 15 years? African smallholder farmers and sustainable food production – trends and challenges.

Landscape management
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
 
News Story
18 December 2015
African countries pledge to restore 100 million of degraded land

A new initiative for restoring degraded land – the African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100) - was launched during COP21 in Paris. The goal of AFR100 is that 100 million hectares of land will be restored or in the process of being restored by 2030.

Rural transformation
Forests, Landscapes and Food Security
Sustainable Agricultural Production and Food Security
 
News Story
18 November 2015
The changing face of Eastern and Southern African agriculture: from subsistence to commercial enterprises

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.

Trade and production
 
Blog Post
19 October 2015
Pumpkin Madness Or Global Food Security Conference in a Harvest Setting

Melinda Fones Sundell blog from the 2nd Global Food Security Conference in Cornell.

Trade and production
 
News Story
2 October 2015
Post-Harvest Losses – a low hanging fruit that no one wants to pick? Interview with William Lanier

Almost every article about food security starts with the statement that we will have to increase food production by at least 50% in order to be able to meet the future food demands of the planet’s booming population.

Health and nutrition
Food Security and Energy Access
 
Blog Post
26 September 2015
No food security without fire

How do you cook your food? I usually first prepare the ingredients and then turn the stove on, but not for all of us does a blue flame appear at the click of a stove switch.

Landscape management
 
News Story
21 September 2015
EBAFOSA aims to upscale ecosystem-based adaptation agriculture in Africa

Ecosystem- based Adaptation for Food Security Assembly, EBAFOSA is a new pan-African institution created to upscale Ecosystem-based agricultural policies in Africa.