Linking Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health 2013

The University of Saskatchewan and its partner institutions invite Canadian International Food Security Research Fund (CIFSRF) project teams and all those interested in this global food security initiative to the Linking Agriculture, Nutrition, and Health conference, February 6-8, 2013. This comes at a time when researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders increasingly recognize nutrition as an important […]

International seminar on 21st century crops

“Old and new crops to meet the challenges of the XXIst century” / “Cultivos del pasado y nuevos cultivos para afrontar los retos del siglo XXI”

A high level international symposium dealing with Neglected and Underutilised species is being organised in the city of Cordoba, Spain on
10 to 13 December 2012

IPSI strategy -The Final Version

Take time to look at the finalised  IPSI strategy. This stategy was unanimously endorsed by the IPSI -3 in Hyderabad. It is anticipated that this strategy will form a basis for the next implementation phase of IPSI. Download the IPSI Strategy and view  the Comments and Responses here. For further information about the Satoyama Initiative, to […]

IPSI November 2012 Newsletter

Read the newsletter here For further information about the Satoyama Initiative, to read case studies, download conference presentations and read the latest news, please visit the website of the International Partnership for the Satoyama Initiative (IPSI)

Unity for diversity at the GCARD 2 conference

The 2nd Global Conference on Agricultural research for Development (GCARD) has included many debates and presentations on improving agricultural production, removing hunger and on the importance of diversity and complexity. An important intervention was made by Gine Zwart of Oxfam to a discussion on Equitable partnerships for foresights. She discusses some key aspects around partnership […]

FAO releases a report on the effects of Climate Change on Crop Pollination.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) has released a report titled “Potential Effects of Climate Change on Crop Pollination,” which stresses the central role of pollination in food systems and in conserving genetic diversity, and examines how climate change may impact the provision of pollination services. Download the publication.