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"DR know and Citizen can": The futures of science and innovation platforms

By 2025, the role of agricultural scientist will have evolved from data interpreter, to “polymath”, offering services to support all citizens as innovators and ensuring that the science associated to innovation platforms is in pursuit of social justice. 

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Agricultural Heritage – Our Key to the Future

For millennia communities of farmers, herders, fishers, and forest people have developed complex, diverse, and locally-adapted agricultural systems. These systems have been managed with time-tested, ingenious techniques and practices that have led to community food security

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The Strategy for CGIAR’s next ten years is evolving with every voice

With less than a week to go (until 27th February 2015) in the Second Phase of Consultation on the SRF, there has been an overwhelming sentiment from participants in the various channels of the consultation that the SRF has made significant advances...

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“Foresight is not about prediction; it’s not about projection. Foresight is about exploration and anticipation”

This is how Robin Bourgeois, Senior Foresight Advisor at GFAR Secretariat, introduces what foresight is about. 
 
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Together, we are shaping the future of agriculture

CGIAR, in developing the Strategy and Results Framework (SRF) for its next decade of research, is working through GFAR to reach out to all the Global Forum’s stakeholders, to ensure that the new SRF is robust and reflects the GCARD Road Map...

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The new yuppies: how to build a new generation of tech-savvy farmers

Networks with an explicit focus on youth are crucial. The Global Forum on Agricultural Research and the Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (Ypard) are focusing on cultivating the next generation of farmers, researchers, scientists, agronomists and policymakers.

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The Forum in Action

Securing Water for Food Launches 3rd Call for Innovations

On March 9th, Securing Water for Food: A Grand Challenge for Development launched its third...

GAP Update n.11 is out!

GAP Update is a briefing service from the Gender in Agriculture Partnership, a...