Too often, researchers do the science and then bring farmers in after—unsurprisingly, their efforts are rarely successful.
Building Resilience in West and Central Africa: How CORAF Supports the Co-Creation of Local Solutions
CORAF works directly with farmers to develop solutions, enabling communities to own the process and the results.
IPCC Synthesis Report: A Final Alarm For Climate, A Final Alarm For Food Systems
The IPCC Synthesis Report notes that incorporating knowledge from Indigenous Peoples and local communities is essential to ensuring locally appropriate, socially acceptable solutions.
Triumph Over Apple Scab: University of Minnesota Releases Apple Variety Resistant to Fungal Disease
After 30 years of research and development, Triumph is a “triumph over apple scab,” with benefits for the environment, growers, and consumers.
123 Food and Agriculture Organizations to Watch in 2023
Keep an eye on these 123 organizations that are pushing for better food and agriculture systems.
Climate Action Must Include Nutrition
The climate crisis exacerbates hunger and malnutrition by threatening the nutritional quality of crops as well as crop productivity.
Climate Conference Strengthens Agribusiness Support, Leaves Small-Scale Farmers Behind
Advocates worry that initiatives from COP27 are doing more to support industrial agriculture, which will only worsen the climate crisis.
What’s Next for the Food Movement?
Coming out of COP27, food systems advocates are celebrating their wins, evaluating the shortcomings of the Conference, and preparing for what’s next.