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Farming First TV

On Dec 31, 2020
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⏳ Revisit some of the highlights from Farming First's Expert Views blog this year, covering topics including: 🌱 soil health 🌱 conservation agriculture 🌱 smart farming 🌱 nutrition resilience 🌱 crop breeding ...and more! Read the newsletter here 👇 https://t.co/4YlSQDvGAS https://t.co/y4KiXgrGap
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Read more… February: Rattan Lal, 2020 World Food Prize Laureate and Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science at The Ohio State University, explored the essential role of soil health in advancing the Sustainable Development Goals. Read more… March: Chiara Villani, ...

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On Dec 31, 2020
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⏳ Revisit some of the highlights from Farming First's Expert Views blog this year, covering topics including: 🌱 soil health 🌱 conservation agriculture 🌱 smart farming 🌱 nutrition resilience 🌱 crop breeding ...and more! Read the newsletter here 👇 https://t.co/4YlSQDvGAS https://t.co/y4KiXgrGap
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Farming First TV

Farming First TV

Read more… February: Rattan Lal, 2020 World Food Prize Laureate and Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science at The Ohio State University, explored the essential role of soil ...

Food Security and Beyond: The Intersection of Agriculture with Climate Change, Biodiversity and Social Rights

Food Security and Beyond: The Intersection of Agriculture with Climate Change, Biodiversity and Social Rights

CropLife International is an association, based in Brussels, Belgium, which promotes agricultural technologies such as pesticides and plant biotechnology.

Opinion | Agroecology as Innovation

Opinion | Agroecology as Innovation

Calling agroecology a backward-looking, do-nothing approach to traditional ag is a defensive response to the failures of Green Revolution practices.

Climate smart, sustainable agriculture

Climate smart, sustainable agriculture

On September 29, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Director- General José Graziano da Silva issued a call for climate smart agriculture and a “paradigm shift ...

2020 Borlaug Dialogue

2020 Borlaug Dialogue

Breaking New Ground Building Resilience Today for Improved Global Food Systems Tomorrow October 12 - 16, 2020 | Virtual _____________________ The Dialogue will examine four major ...

How to feed the world?

How to feed the world?

Is humanity really up to the challenge of addressing global food production and feed the estimated 9 billion people that would inhabit a planet vastly transformed by climate change by 2050? ...

Why sustainable food systems are needed in a post-COVID world

Why sustainable food systems are needed in a post-COVID world

Food systems are essential to economic activity because they provide the energy that we need to live and work.

COVID-19: An opportunity to speed up the transformation of agri-food systems

COVID-19: An opportunity to speed up the transformation of agri-food systems

Climate-smart agricultural practices can increase the resilience of Latin American production systems to avoid food crises caused by climate change or pandemics.

Food Security – You Can't Build Peace on Empty Stomachs

Food Security – You Can't Build Peace on Empty Stomachs

By Matthias Berninger, SVP Public Affairs & Sustainability at Bayer SOURCE: Bayer DESCRIPTION: Almost 50 years ago, the Nobel prize committee sent a strong signal to the world, underpinning ...

Rethinking the food we eat

Rethinking the food we eat

How the COVID-19 pandemic can change food supply for the better.

Opinion: Hope through agriculture: Now more than ever

Opinion: Hope through agriculture: Now more than ever

In this opinion piece, Julie Borlaug discusses how agriculture has stepped up through each war and health crisis and why we should never give up our #HopeThruAg.

“Replacing hunger with malnutrition": Former UN official calls out failing African Green Revolution

“Replacing hunger with malnutrition": Former UN official calls out failing African Green Revolution

It’s been nearly fifty years since Frances Moore Lappé reminded us in her seminal work, “Diet for a Small Planet,” that hunger is not caused by a scarcity of food, it is caused by a ...

World Food Day: Food for thought to build back better

World Food Day: Food for thought to build back better

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Agri-food Systems: How the United Nations Helps in SDG Compliance

Agri-food Systems: How the United Nations Helps in SDG Compliance

Roberto Ridolfi, an FAO top manager, explains how the UN helps the private sector, providing an overview of the scope of FAO’s support to SDG compliance.

4 steps we must take to fix the world's broken food system

4 steps we must take to fix the world's broken food system

Food systems are essential to economic activity because they provide the energy that we need to live and work. However, macroeconomists have long ignored them in the belief that the global ...

The Unrecognizable Future of Food

The Unrecognizable Future of Food

Chase Sova, WFP USA sr. director of public policy, imagines what food production will look like in the 22nd century.

Resilient food systems and COVID-19: lessons for a Just Transition

Resilient food systems and COVID-19: lessons for a Just Transition

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed huge vulnerabilities and inequalities in food systems. They are highly vulnerable to the impacts of climate change: to droughts, floods, typhoons, ...