Julie Mollins
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Julie Mollins is a freelance journalist. Since 2013, she has served in various editorial and outreach roles with CGIAR-affiliated organizations, including the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), Global Landscapes Forum (GLF), and the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT). She previously worked for Reuters in Toronto and London, the former Reuters humanitarian website AlertNet in London, and several national news and business publications in Canada. She earned a Bachelor of Arts from Innis College, University of Toronto and a Bachelor of Journalism from Ryerson University in Toronto.

Opinion | Indigenous Gardens Boost Food Sovereignty in Canada

Indigenous people in Canada face deep food insecurity; but the Ontario Indigenous Neighbours program from the Mennonite Central Committee is cultivating passions for gardening, and as a result, food sovereignty.

Innovations in Climate Smart Agriculture offer South Asian Farmers Prosperity, Part 2

The challenges associated with food security in South Asia are exacerbated by long-term changes in average temperatures, precipitation, and climate variability. Adaptation to climate change is necessary to ensure food security and protect livelihoods of poor farmers.

Innovations in Climate Smart Agriculture offer South Asian Farmers Prosperity, Part 1

Natural resources are under increasingly more stress in South Asia due to agricultural intensification, urbanization, population growth, increasing climate change risks, and difficulties related to land degradation. Techniques like zero tillage, double cropping, and tools developed by CIMMYT can help mitigate these challenges.