The food tech industry currently represents less than 10% of the global GDP but it is expected to grow exponentially in the next few years. What innovations are coming up?
Have you ever considered that you’re not the only one who decides what food ends up on your plate? On the occasion of World Food Day 2018, which will mark the 73rd anniversary of FAO's founding...
Enligt en FN rapport lider var tredje person i världen av felnäring; samtidigt som 800 miljoner människor lider av hunger. Vi ser också att 1/3 av hushållens klimatpåverkan kommer från...
How much do you know about the environmental impact of milk products?
Agri4D 2017 Urban Phenomenon and Urban Legend: Perspectives from Research in Africa. Pay Drechsel, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), CGIAR, Headquarters – Sri Lanka
When it comes to food security, forests can be a life-saver. Forests provide fruits, leaves, nuts and mushrooms. These foods are crucial for nutrition in rural communities and can cushion against...
Sweden is stepping up the efforts to combat illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing. The government is preparing a support of SEK 50 million to the Food and Agriculture Organizationof the United Nations, FAO, for the implementation of the Port State Agreement.
Research suggests that the way people use and manage forests is largely shaped by gender norms and relations. But how exactly? Linley Chiwona-Karltun, researcher at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SLU, and Ngolia Kimanzu, advisor at Salvation Army, share insights from their ongoing research about the role of gender in the use of forest resources.
Heads up all food and agriculture scientists in sub-Saharan Africa and in South/Southeast Asia! Take part in a region-wide survey on how scientists in SSA, South and Southeast Asia engage with policy-makers and practitioners.
The Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme is a global multi-stakeholder initiative with the goal to accelerate the shift towards more sustainable food systems.