Stop Sowing Those Seeds! Outdated Laws in Western Africa Restrict Farmer's Crop Choices

Policies related to seed law need reform if West African farmers are to improve crop diversity and manage their own seeds.

“The farmer is literally hedging their bets” in Eastern and Southern Africa

Drought tolerant crops that deliver nutrition and income to farmers could bring more food security to the region. Dr. Moses Siambi from ICRISAT explains how relying on single, water-intensive crops during dry periods can be risky.

Toward a Greener Revolution: An Excerpt from Nourished Planet

Dr. Sieglinde Snapp discusses the importance of the ‘Rainbow Revolution’ in Nourished Planet. Agricultural systems that value diversity and build farmers’ capacity can create a more sustainable and resilient food system.

Op-Ed: The Future of Food

The food system cannot sustain prolonged impacts from climate change and unchecked population growth. Professor Sayed Azam-Ali shares his insights about creating a sustainable future for food through the generation of a long-lasting, nutritional food source.