1. IFAD’s second Biodiversity Advantage report showcases five IFAD projects which highlight the integral importance of biodiversity in agriculture. These projects show howpromotingbiodiversityimproves human and ecosystem health, and the roles of small-scale agricultural producers in preserving and...
  2. 20-06-2013 Farmers' agency Local food systems in Ecuador Youth and agriculture We need to support what farmers are already doing Old traditions, new practices Tzimbuto and Canasta Utopia Building markets Strengthening links between producers and consumers Learning by doing Creating better opportunities:...
  3. 20-04-2017 Agtoecology for food sovereignty Food versus the big city of Istanbul Human-centred agriculture fighting exploitation and racism Food sovereignty taking root in women's knowledge Locally rooted ideas and initiatives from the field The vitality of everyday food Food sovereignty stories from...
  4. Agriculture and food systems are facing wide-ranging and interlinked challenges that demand urgent actions. The 10 Elements of Agroecology have been internationally endorsed as a framework to support research and development efforts in the design of differentiated paths for agriculture and food...
  5. The global food system is at a crossroads. Agriculture must meet the challenges of hunger and malnutrition – against a backdrop of population growth, increased pressure on natural resources including soils and water, the loss of biodiversity, and the uncertainties associated with climate change....
  6. 01-01-2022 This book is open access under a CC-BY 4.0 license. This open access book describes recent innovations in food systems based on root, tuber and banana crops in developing countries. These innovations respond to many of the challenges facing these vital crops, linked to their vegetative seed and...
  7. The RUAF Global Partnership on Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Systems is a partnership of strategically selected expert institutions. The partnership brings together cities, research institutes and civil society organisations with a recognised track record in urban and peri-urban...
  8. The first comprehensive scientific analysis of how agrobiodiversity can make our vulnerable food system more resilient, sustainable and nutritious has been carried out by leading agrobiodiversity research centre Bioversity International. The 200-page guide provides solid evidence that investments...
  9. As of January 1, 2018, JAFSCD has become anopen access journal—freely readable by all, worldwide. TheJournal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development(JAFSCD) is an online, international, peer-reviewed publication focused on the practice and applied research interests of...
  10. 20-01-2018 ‘The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity’ (TEEB) is an initiative hosted by United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), and coordinated by the TEEB Ofce in Geneva, Switzerland. ‘TEEB for Agriculture & Food’ (TEEBAgriFood) encompasses various research and capacity-building...