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Re-Imagining Africa’s Food Future at the Intersection of Agriculture and Conservation

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In order to sustainably feed a growing population, Africa must shift to an agricultural system that recognizes the value of both people and nature.

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Re-Imagining Africa’s Food Future at the Intersection of Agriculture and Conservation

Re-Imagining Africa’s Food Future at the Intersection of Agriculture and Conservation

In order to sustainably feed a growing population, Africa must shift to an agricultural system that recognizes the value of both people and nature.

Agroecology in Action: with Professor Tim Benton

Agroecology in Action: with Professor Tim Benton

What is agroecology? How can farmers be encouraged to adopt its principles? Professor Tim Benton discusses this topic in this new guest blog ahead of FAO's agroecology summit.

Global Alliance for the Future of Food Report: 21 Inspiring Examples of a Sustainable Food Future

Global Alliance for the Future of Food Report: 21 Inspiring Examples of a Sustainable Food Future

LONDON, Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A new report – "Beacons of Hope: Accelerating Transformations to Sustainable Food Systems" – launched today by the Global Alliance for the Future of ...

120 Organizations Creating a New Decade for Food

120 Organizations Creating a New Decade for Food

To leap forward into 2020, we’re highlighting 120 organizations with plans for a more sustainable food system in the next year.

Community-based forestry in Malawi will soon bear fruit

Community-based forestry in Malawi will soon bear fruit

Firewood on bicycles as primary mode of reaching markets, Malawi. © Dejere/Shutterstock.com The jeep came to an abrupt halt, a few miles before we reached Lengwe National Park. I saw the ...

Diversity in Sustainable Food Systems

Diversity in Sustainable Food Systems

Diversity is a key ingredient in the recipe for healthier, more sustainable food systems. Here are FOUR ways that diversity can help bring our food systems i...

Agroforestry needs to take another look at biodiversity, and not just the plants

Agroforestry needs to take another look at biodiversity, and not just the plants

Agroforestry is often regarded as a panacea to food security, climate, and biodiversity. But, to what extent does agroforestry really support the wildlife?

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A 6-part action plan to transform food systems under climate change Creative actions to accelerate progress towards the SDGs Dhanush Dinesh, Ana María Loboguerrero Rodríguez, Alberto ...

Latin America Launches New Roadmap to Save the Jaguar

Latin America Launches New Roadmap to Save the Jaguar

In an unprecedented global commitment to saving the jaguar, leading international conservation organizations and 14 jaguar range states have joined together to launch the Jaguar 2030 ...

PRE-SESSION

PRE-SESSION

11:00 – 12:45 Agri-Mechanization Solutions via South-South Triangular Cooperation Organizers: AGRA and IFAD The goal of the session is to strengthen South-South Cooperation in transferring ...

Keeping it real amid rise of regenerative agriculture

Keeping it real amid rise of regenerative agriculture

Amid the growing interest in regenerative agriculture, just-food's US columnist outlines which companies are leading the charge - and has advice for those mulling investment.

The Future of Farming and Agriculture: A National Conference

The Future of Farming and Agriculture: A National Conference

Progressive Farming and Maintaining High Quality Standards: Ensuring high quality animal welfare standards, high quality values in food safety and exploring new global markets & the risk of ...