GFAR Update - Special Issue

Steering Committee members begin mobilizing their networks to action

Looking beyond hunger: thoughts on SOFI 2019


This week, State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2019 charted just how off track we are to end hunger and

Seeds of life: The plants suited to climate change


By Matthew Tucker Photography by Rob Kesseler Source – BBC News Experts at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, selected 11 se

All aboard the Chachafruto Express


The chachafruto (‘basul,’ Erythrina edulis), a leguminous tree native to the Andean region that produces large and sw

India Wants to Double Farmers’ Incomes – and Tackle Climate Change. Is Technology the Answer to This Double Bind?


Forty years since India gained independence, what has really changed for the farmers of today?

Trinbagonian Impakter: Tech4Agri for the A in STEM


“After each class, students fill out a short feedback survey on our sessions are.

GCHERA: World Agriculture Prize - Call for Nominations

The GCHERA WORLD AGRICULTURE PRIZE is the international award of the Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for the Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA). The Prize aims to encourage the development of the mission of higher education institutions in education, research, innovation and outreach in the agricultural and life sciences by recognizing the distinguished contribution of an individual to this mission.

Food Biodiversity: The bottomless well of innovation


“Loss of biodiversity means we have less opportunities,” says Christian Puglisi, sending off fireflies with his eyes.

Diversified Agri-food Systems: Bastions of biodiversity, nutrition and resilience


According to The State of the Food Security and Nutrition in the World released last year (SOFI 2018), global hunger