1. Abstract, Elsvier, 2016 According to a recent estimate, there are 925 million people on the globe who live in a state of hunger (Hunger Statistic World Food Programme). Moreover, an additional 2 billion people are expected to be added by 2050 (Eldakak et al., 2013). To meet the challenges to...
  2. Abstract, Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 2006 Food composition provides an important link for biodiversity and nutrition. Biodiversity at three levels—ecosystems, the species they contain and the genetic diversity within species—can contribute to food security and improved nutrition....
  3. 20-01-2019 The first Agrobiodiversity Index Report assesses dimensions of agrobiodiversity in ten countries to measure food system sustainability and resilience. Countries receive an overall Agrobiodiversity Index score that indicates their progress in using and safeguarding agrobiodiversity to create...
  4. The lack of a standardized methodology creates at least two significant problems. The first problem is that the lack of guidance on robust monitoring protocols and survey design leads to the collection of information that cannot fulfill the objectives for which it was collected. For example, if...
  5. THE GLOBAL ROLE OF THE CROP TRUST In 1996, after long negotiations, 150 countries adopted the firstGlobal Plan of Action(GPA) for conserving and using crop diversity. The GPA called for a rational global conservation system, based on the principles of effectiveness, efficiency and transparency....
  6. The CGIAR (Link ) is a strategic alliance of members, partners and international agricultural centers that mobilizes science to benefit the poor. Their mission is to achieve sustainable food security and reduce poverty in developing countries through scientific research and research-related...
  7. As information about agricultural biodiversity resources is gathered around the world, managing information so it is easily shared and accessed is vital for the conservation and use of these resources.
  8. Tài Nguyên Chính 01-01-2011 Lack of food security is one of the biggest challenges that Central Africans face each day as they toil in their gardens, trying to produce enough food to simply feed their families and afford other expenses in life such as health care or schooling for their children. Main factors limiting...
  9. 08-02-2017 Conflicts abound with conservation and food security issues. Solutions and best practices will be shared. Presenter :Dr. James Kahurananga was the past director of the Africa Wildlife Foundation, and has 50 years experience in the field of conservation of biodiversity within Tanzania, Kenya,...
  10. 20-10-2011 An important part of ECHO’s ministry is sharing information about underutilized plants. Many of the seeds in our seed bank are for crops that have not been heavily researched, but that have been found to grow well under challenging conditions and that are already important to people in some...