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Climate Change is Real!

Climate Change is Real! says the lyrics of the song which energized participants at the Regional Consultative meeting on the building of the Alliance on Climate Smart Agriculture (ACSA), Hanoi June 8-11, 2014.

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Climate-Smart Agriculture Hits the 21st Century

Despite their differing agendas, there is one irreducible factor that effects the goals of all agricultural stakeholders: the climate. Scientists have been shouting about this one for a long time, but is there a way to get everybody on the same wavelength?

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ICTs for improving Family Farming

The use of ICTs is resulting in complex applications in agriculture to improve productivity, resource use, reduce time and drudgery such as for farm management, forecasting, marketing, logistics and quality assurance. ICTs are increasingly improving access to information, knowledge, skills and technology for farmers and their communities, improving farm productivity and ability to...

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Dialogues on the Future for South & North Mediterranean rural communities

Jointly established by the multi-partner European Movement International and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the Foundation for South-North Mediterranean Dialogue is a broad-based civil society movement, addressing a range of challenges common to the Mediterranean region

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International Encounters: Agricultural Research and Family Farming

There are over 500 million family farms spread across the world, on all continents. Family farmers are the main producers of foodstuffs in many regions and vitally contribute to the variety and quality of diets. Paradoxically, many family farmers are also food and nutrition insecure.

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IFPRI 2020 Conference: Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security

The conference provided a valuable opportunity to take stock of current understanding and actions around building a common agenda of resilience for food and nutrition security. Around 800 participants attended from 75 countries, though very few farmers and private sector stakeholders were present.

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The Forum in Action

ICT and family farming: local, systemic and future-oriented

At the Agrifuture Days 2014, participants discussed how ICTs can contribute to improve family...

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture

Abu Dhabi, 3-5 February 2014   This was the first of a planned series of meetings...

ICTs for improving Family Farming

The use of ICTs is resulting in complex applications in agriculture to improve productivity,...

Making Agriculture “Cool” for Youth

Agriculture has an image problem. Simply put, for the majority of the world’s youth,...

Training of local farmers in Guatemala

A workshop was held in Huehuetenango-Guatemala on 16 June 2014 with the participation of 30...