Confronting Gender Bias in Agriculture Takes Daily Work, Says Maiga of CORAF

Mariame Maiga of WECARD/CORAF talks about how confronting gender inequity in Africa is a daily obligation for anyone working in agricultural research and sustainable development.

Sustainable Intensification May Be the Future of Agriculture

On Food Talk, author and sustainability advocate Jules Pretty talks about combining efficient food production with care for the planet in sustainable intensification.

Groundbreaking Report Analyzes Agricultural Policies Across 117 Countries

Over 45 years, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) tracked indicators in 117 countries to understand which policies benefitted agriculture and development. Now, their groundbreaking report has found that successful agricultural transformation in a country depends on the quantity and quality of land available, existing demographic pressures, and implementation of a mix of appropriate policies.

Opinion | Getting Creative – How City Farmers Find Space to Do Their Jobs

Urban farmers are reclaiming empty lots, yards, abandoned parks, and even the patches of grass between sidewalks and roads in order to grow food — here’s why.

Pioneers of Nutrition Win 2018 World Food Prize

2018 World Food Prize Laureates Drs. Lawrence Haddad and David Nabarro lead in unifying global nutrition efforts and reducing child malnutrition during the first 1,000 days of a child’s life.

Diabetes is on the Rise in India: Is Fast Food to Blame?

The fast-food industry in India is rapidly growing while 73 million Indians have diabetes, and this number is set to nearly double by 2045. How can the Indian government turn the tide on this public health crisis?

Reality TV Encourages Farmers to be Innovative

Access Agriculture empowers farmers across the Global South with translated farmer-to-farmer training videos in integrated pest management, business skills, sustainable land management, and more.

Rebuilding Agricultural Subsidies from the Ground Up

Greater use of improved seed and fertilizer will not be enough for sustainable farming systems in Africa, according to new article on fertilizer subsidy programs.

Youth as the Future of the Global Food System

Speakers at the 2018 Global Food Security Symposium on “Youth for Growth” discuss following the lead of youth and farmers in food and agriculture.

The Future of Coffee Depends on You(th)

Farmers around the world are aging, and there are few young people prepared to take their place. Global food security will depend on cultivating the next generation of farmers.