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Landscape management
Rural transformation
Agriculture Transformation In Low-Income Countries Under Environmental Change
 
Publication
8 November 2016
Scaling up agroecology for food security, empowerment and resilience

This policy brief discusses ways to scale up agroecological approaches and suggests actionable advice tailored for various stakeholders, including policy-makers, private sector, financial...

Youth
 
News Story
24 October 2016
10 PhD studentships available

Pick and choose from the list of 10 studentships on the ropics of agroecology, plant biology and crop science, sustainable soils and grassland systems. Rothamsted has a long history of successful doctoral training and we have a diverse portfolio of exciting projects for prospective students.

Climate change and resource conflict
Trade and production
 
Video
19 October 2016
Adapting agriculture to Climate Change: a Perspective from Ethiopia

This presentation was held by Million Beley from MELCA-Ethiopia at the World Food Day 2016 event in Stockholm on the 14th of October 2016.

Gender and equality
 
News Story
27 May 2016
Sowing diversity = harvesting security: filming for food sovereignty

Food security is often considered fulfilled if a nation has access to food in some fashion; whether that food is locally grown or imported from elsewhere is less important. In a way, food sovereignty approach goes a step further and emphases self-reliance and independence from external food sources.

Trade and production
 
Blog Post
25 February 2016
All that glitters is not gold: organic coffee through the eyes of the beholder

Coffee is the most traded agricultural commodity, the world’s demand for coffee is massive, and satisfying this demand needs space.

Landscape management
Trade and production
Agriculture Transformation In Low-Income Countries Under Environmental Change
 
Publication
14 January 2016
Agriculture at a Crossroads: Expert Group Final Report

The goal of the work was a deepened knowledge among different stakeholders in Sweden and globally about the need for a transition of the agriculture sector to an approach based on ecosystem...

Landscape management
Agriculture Transformation In Low-Income Countries Under Environmental Change
Food systems
 
News Story
23 March 2015
New-old perspectives on the food security dilemma: Is agroecology the way to go?

According to the analysis based on Planetary Boundaries theory, conventional agriculture is responsible for significant biodiversity loss, rising global CO2 emissions and excessive eutro

Landscape management
Agriculture Transformation In Low-Income Countries Under Environmental Change
 
Publication
18 March 2015
How to feed nine billion within the planet’s boundaries: the need for an agroecological approach

Global agriculture is challenged by a combination of climate change, biodiversity loss, and the growing demand for food, feed, fiber and energy. The research and development community has been...

Trade and production
Agriculture Transformation In Low-Income Countries Under Environmental Change
 
Slides
12 March 2015
Agroecology for food security and nutrition

Presented by Barbara Gemmill-Herren at the seminar How to Feed Nine Billion within the Planet’s Boundaries - Agroecology for Food Security & Nutrition organised by the SIANI Expert group on...

Trade and production
Agriculture Transformation In Low-Income Countries Under Environmental Change
 
Slides
12 March 2015
Wake up before it´s too late! Agriculture at the crossroads: Assuring food security in developing countries under challenge of global environmental change.

Presented by Ulrich Hoffmann at the seminar How to Feed Nine Billion within the Planet’s Boundaries - Agroecology for Food Security & Nutrition organised by the SIANI Expert group on Agriculture...