Where to Go from Here: Expanding Women’s Leadership in Food and Agriculture Systems

During a recent interview, farmer, activist, and Co-Founder of the Women, Food and Agriculture Network (WFAN) Denise O’Brien discussed the importance of cultivating women farmers’ leadership skills and including them in decision making processes. In the 1990s, O’Brien helped launch…

Agroecology Boosts Employment, Rural Economies, and Gender Relations in Africa

Interdisciplinary collaboration can help to expand agroecology, which has the potential to feed the growing population and sustainably nourish future generations.

Scaling Agroecology: “Why Is Something So Compelling Also So Contentious?”

A new compendium and corresponding regional dialogue series explore the potential of agroecology and the factors undermining its success.

Congress Should Pull the Plug on USAID’S Failing African Green Revolution

U.S. Congress should shift funding toward more promising ecological programs that will support farmers.

Food Tank’s Fall 2020 Reading List

As the cool weather sets in, Food Tank is here with a list of 22 books to inspire hope for the food system’s future.

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.

Dr. Maiga on Cultivating Equality in West and Central Africa

Dr. Mariame Maiga, Regional Gender and Social Development Adviser for the West and Central African Council for Agricultural Research and Development (CORAF), tells Food Tank how CORAF’s projects make gender issues a key concern.

Report Reveals Groundbreaking Results for Rice Farming

A new report reveals final results from the largest-ever regional project to expand the System of Rice Intensification, an agroecological rice farming methodology.

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