Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

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Food security
Press releases

New project will research and promote the adoption of sustainable farming method and practices.

Gender and social inclusion
Features

CGIAR socio-economic researchers have developed a standardized set of farm household survey questions to improve dataset comparability over space and time.

Food security
In the media

Source: Dhaka Tribune (11 Jun 2020)

While Bangladesh is at low risk of a large-scale invasion of desert locusts, efforts to curb fall armyworm will help in addressing future pests.

Capacity development
Features

Malawian smallholders tackle challenges together using the farmer field school approach.

Climate change
In the media

Source: Thomson Reuters (18 Feb 2020)

Schemes may fall short of ambitions by dealing separately with food production, supply and consumption.

Innovation and technology
News

New leaflet highlights digital innovations for Africa as researchers share insights at the African Green Revolution Forum 2019.

Food security
Features

At the Africa Food Security Leadership Dialogue in Rwanda, experts and policymakers analyzed ways to address the continent’s food security crisis in the face of climate change.

Innovation and technology
Press releases

New study finds that wheat farmers often do not accurately identify their varieties.

Innovation and technology
News

Knowledge share fair highlights CGIAR contributions to the Ethiopian agriculture sector.

Food security
News

China’s vice minister of agriculture and rural affairs, Qu Dongyu, visited the global headquarters of CIMMYT.

Food security
Features

Drought-tolerant (DT) maize was among 20 success stories featured at International Symposium on Agricultural Innovation for Family Farmers.

Innovation and technology
News

The manual gives practical guidance for service providers in rural areas, where family farmers commonly lack capital to invest in farm power.

Innovation and technology
News

Leaders from across South Asia recently called for increased investment in conservation agriculture to protect future food systems across the region.