Op-Ed: Can Africa Be Sustainably Food Self-Sufficient?

Interventions must feed the growing population while reducing pressure on biodiversity and natural resources.

African Community Leaders Tell Congress: Stop Funding African Green Revolution

Research into AGRA shows that the billion-dollar effort to double yields and incomes by 2020 for 30 million small-scale farming households has failed.

Africans Publicly Challenge Green Revolution Backers

Africa’s largest civil society network and its allies are calling on investors to stop funding programs that promote an extractive model agriculture in Africa.

African Faith Leaders Call on The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Drop African Green Revolution

An alliance of African faith leaders outline the harmful effects of high input Green Revolution programs, like the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

Selling the Past as Innovation in Africa

Despite criticism, a growing number of farmers, scientists, and development experts are advocate for a shift from high-input, chemical-intensive agriculture to low-input ecological farming.

Africa’s Farmers: Key to Solving Malnutrition

For the fifth straight year, chronic hunger increased worldwide. But supporting small-scale farmers and ecologically sound farming practices has the potential to nourish communities and the planet.

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