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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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Valuable contributions made to shaping CGIAR’s Strategy and Results Framework

In November 2014 a consultation on the CGIAR Strategy and Results Framework (SRF) was launched as part of a more extensive engagement process being designed for the third Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD3). The...


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The Forum in Action

Empowering local organisations through foresight

With the support of the Asian Farmers Association and  the Global Forum on...

Agricultural Heritage – Our Key to the Future

For millennia communities of farmers, herders, fishers, and forest people have developed...

Introducing a new initiative from Belgium: "TupperTerre”

Over the last decade an average of 43 family farms are disappearing each week in Belgium....