1. 2009-04-01 If you work in a country that is not your own, chances are you sometimes wonder about which crops to grow and promote. A good first step is to find out what is already being grown in-country. It will quickly become obvious what the staple grains are. Less apparent, and often greatly...
  2. 2014-03-20
  3. On the 2017International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the United Nations is celebrating the 10th anniversary of theDeclaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP). The Declaration, formally adopted in 2007,is an international human rights instrument that sets a standard for the...
  4. The ancient conservation and adaptation practices used by indigenous peoples around the world to maintain their livelihoods are being incorporated into modern adaptation strategies that effectively respond to the local context. The impacts of climate change have become increasingly apparent...
  5. 2017-01-20 Climate change presents a profound challenge to food security and sustainable development in Africa. Its negative impacts are likely to be greatest in the African region, which is already food insecure. In the face of global climate change and its emerging challenges and unknowns, it is essential...