Handing over the reins back to the farmers


GFAR’s Coordinator of the initiative on Forgotten Foods – Alessandro Meschinelli, responds to questions about ‘

Three years on, the Good Seed Initiative still reaps rewards for farmers in Tanzania


By Dr Monica Kansiime, Scientist-Agricultural Economist, CABI A CABI study brief has shown that three years on, the G

New digital tools to support African farmers created at INSPIRE Hackathons


By Karel Charvat, WirelessInfo and Hana Kubickova, Plan4all Since 2016, the INSPIRE Hackathon organized by Plan4all h

GFAR: A New Paradigm for Research and Innovation: A practical application with Forgotten Foods Based on the Global Manifesto on Forgotten Foods

On the sidelines of FAO's Science Days, GFAR is hosting a UNFSS Dialogue to discuss the ongoing national consultations for a Global Manifesto on Forgotten Foods. 

To register to participate, please visit: https://bit.ly/UNFSS_Forgotten_Foods


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Helping pepper farmers in Sri Lanka adapt to the impacts of climate change


By Smallholder Agribusiness Partnerships Programme (SAPP) The impacts of climate change on agriculture and food secur

Using climate-smart innovations for adaptation and mitigation


By CGIAR Climate change affects every aspect of agriculture, from changes in weather patterns to soil quality and ava

AgGateway: 2021 Education and Action Week

The Education and Action Week this year hosts a series of free, informative and interactive webinars. AgGateway members and others in the industry are encouraged to pick and choose from the offerings; each session will last about 45 minutes.

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ICBA: Is Degraded Land a Lost Hope?

17 June 2021, 10:00

Zoom (online)

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Every year 17 June is observed worldwide as Desertification and Drought Day (the World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought before 2020).

It is an occasion to raise awareness about international efforts to combat desertification and mitigate drought, as well as recognize the importance of healthy soils for sustainable development.

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