1. Abstract, Asian Biotechnology and Development Review, 2016 Changes in Earth’s climate at the end of the last ice age brought about seasonal conditions that favoured the cultivation of annual plants like wild cereals, helping to launch the agricultural revolution. Earth’s climate is changing...
  2. During disasters we will promote food security approaches that concurrently address immediate humanitarian needs, long-term recovery and sustained peace. Wherever possible, cash-based approaches will be promoted as a means for accessing food and materials for relief and recovery such as grains...
  3. SciDev.Netis the world’s leading source of reliable and authoritative news, views and analysis about science and technology for global development. Our mission is to use independent journalism to help individuals and organisations apply science to decision-making in order to drive equitable,...
  4. This paper provides an overview of innovative options for developing and using water for food production in sub-Saharan Africa in light of the growing scarcity and competition for wat er resources. These options include rainwater harvesting, selective development of wetlands for agriculture,...
  5. 2017-01-01 Vol 1 dicusses the relationships between gender, nutrition, and agricultural technologies. It is divided into short thematic chapters that each describe on of three areas of inquire: time and labor, food availability, accsss, safety, and quality, and income and assets. 3 part toolkit - 3 copies...
  6. 2013-01-01 The information in this document was compiled as background reading material for the 1st Brussels Development Briefing on Geography of Food. There is a growing interest among consumers in developed and developing countries to purchase food or agro--processed products that have a story and are...
  7. 1996-01-01 A 2020 Vision for Food, Agriculture, and the Environment is an initiative of the International Food Policy Research Institute to identify solutions for meeting future world food needs whild reducing povery and protecting the environment. This booklet is designed to present the message of the 2020...
  8. Webinar Recording. Smallholder farmers are critical to global food security and economic growth, however they have largely been overlooked by the private sector, constraining their productivity and income potential. To successfully engage the private sector and improve the livelihoods of...
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    2019-05-21 Smallholder farmers around the world face some of the harshest growing conditions globally, yet they produce the majority of the world’s food. Soils in these areas often lack nutrient and water holding capacities, due to erosion or poor soil structure. These obstacles can be staggering for...
  10. This on-line resource offers a selection of hundreds of food security focused documents (most of which in English) classified under several main headings that include crop and livestock production systems, fisheries and aquaculture management as well as sustainable natural resources management.In...