Declaration on Agrobiodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignity

International Training Workshop: Methods and Processes for Establishing Indigenous Biocultural Territories (IBCT) as Agrobiodiversity Conservation Areas 20-29 September 2009 The Potato Park, Pisac, Cusco, Peru From 20-29 September 2009 a group of farmers and scientists from Ethiopia and Peru met in the Potato Park, Pisac, in the Department of Cusco, Peru to engage in cross-cultural […]

Revealing the Appeal and Potential of Agricultural Biodiversity for Africa: Status, Trends and Outlook for Future” Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Call for expressions of interest is now open. The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), in partnership with its four sub-Regional Organizations (CORAF/WECARD, ASARECA, SADC-FANR, NASRO), and Bioversity International will be organizing a conference on agricultural biodiversity in Africa, back-to-back with the Africa Science Week and FARA General Assembly to be held in Ouagadougou, […]

Research collaboration crucial to meet food demands

Improving agricultural research in the developing world and alerting farmers to the findings is crucial to meeting the world’s food demands, says Adel El-Beltagy, chair of the Global Forum on Agricultural Research. Agricultural researchers and laboratories have historically played a key role in successful campaigns to end hunger, but this has declined since the success […]

ACIAR's Latest edition of Partners Magazine highlights the important link between natural resource management and food security

The June 2009 edition of Partners Magazine highlights the important link between natural resource management and food security. It focuses on ACIAR   supported initiatives and partnerships which are delivering sustainable approaches to agriculture, with examples of projects that demonstrate that environmental sustainability can also help smallholders increase their productivity. As ACIAR Commissioner John Williams outlines, […]

International conference on Food Policy and Sustainability University of Gastronomic Sciences in Pollenzo, Italy

A unique opportunity to examine the themes of food production, sustainability, and ecology, open to all those working in the field—entrepreneurs, teachers, students, and other organizational representatives. The Structure: The conference comprises 2 plenary sessions and 1 day of workshops centered on 8 key questions pertaining to each of the respective disciplines, all culminating in […]

Review on a food security and agricultural research project in Malawi

This report summarises the findings of a mid-term review of the Agricultural Research and Development Programme (ARDEP), a five-year programme with national … Read more…