‘Sharing’ or ‘sparing’ land?
How can we feed more people while protecting nature and biodiversity?
New publications: Understanding changes in farming systems to propose adapted solutions
Researchers identify national policies, climate and soil fertility changes, population increase, and urban expansion as the major drivers of farming systems change in the Hawassa area of Ethiopia.
Conservation agriculture in Africa: where does it fit?
The controversial debate among researchers about the suitability of conservation agriculture for smallholder farmers in Africa continues while millions face food insecurity and degrading resources.