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By Katrin Glatzel While negotiators from nearly 200 countries gather in Bonn to shape the negotiating text for a new global climate change agreement to be finalised at the COP in Paris in Dece…

What Europe will look like after all the ice melts (National Geographic)

What the world would look like if all ice melted

Advocating strategies for agricultural transformation: FAO and AfDB

Advocating strategies for agricultural transformation: FAO and AfDB

On the September 2014 two events laid out global and African strategies for agriculture and food security. At its session, the Committee on Agriculture (COAG), one of FAO’s Governing Bodi…

Mozambique has overcome a prolonged period of intense civil war, and emerged as one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies. Despite this massive achievement, it is still one of the world’s poorest countries with more than 50% of Mozambicans living on less than $1 per day.    https://canwefeedtheworld.wordpress.com/2015/03/31/mozambique-from-the-field-going-beyond-and-scaling-up/

Mozambique has overcome a prolonged period of intense civil war, and emerged as one of Africa’s fastest-growing economies. Despite this massive achievement, it is still one of the world’s poorest countries with more than 50% of Mozambicans living on less than $1 per day. https://canwefeedtheworld.wordpress.com/2015/03/31/mozambique-from-the-field-going-beyond-and-scaling-up/

Healthy Food for a Healthy World- Working towards nutrients security

By Stephanie Brittain More than 800 million people suffer from chronic hunger and two billion suffer from nutrient deficiency. One in four children is stunted and one in two is malnourished. At the…

Why should women and girls be at the centre of development?  http://canwefeedtheworld.wordpress.com/2014/10/27/why-should-women-and-girls-be-at-the-centre-of-development/

Why should women and girls be at the centre of development? http://canwefeedtheworld.wordpress.com/2014/10/27/why-should-women-and-girls-be-at-the-centre-of-development/

Hungry to learn: The rise of Home Grown School Feeding

Hungry to learn: The rise of Home Grown School Feeding

By Sunit Bagree, Partnership for Child Development at Imperial College LondonAn innovative approach helps smallholder farmers and supports children’s education at the same timeWhat does it take to …

Unlocking Senegal’s Agricultural Potential

By Katrin Glatzel When I was in Senegal a couple of weeks ago to visit the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) in Dakar, I was not only stunned by the warmth and hospitality of the…

Meet Emilia Abibo Savio, one of three agrodealers in the Sussundenga district in central Mozambique. Emilia used to own a small shop in the city of Chimoio. After the death of her husband in 2007, she decided to expand her business and opened a small shop to sell agricultural inputs and fertiliser. Emilia’s story is an example and also a symbol of the important role of agrodealers in helping a country harness its agriculture potential.

Emilia and her farmers

Meet Emilia Abibo Savio, one of three agrodealers in the Sussundenga district in central Mozambique. Emilia used to own a small shop in the city of Chimoio. After the death of her husband in 2007, she decided to expand her business and opened a small shop to sell agricultural inputs and fertiliser. Emilia’s story is an example and also a symbol of the important role of agrodealers in helping a country harness its agriculture potential.

In the fourth instalment of the International Food Policy Research Institute’s annual report on food policy, launched on 18th March 2015, authors report on the major developments that have happened at a global, regional and national level in 2014 but also, and for the first time, discuss the challenges to tackling food insecurity we face in the near future.  https://canwefeedtheworld.wordpress.com/2015/03/30/past-present-and-future-ifpris-2014-2015-global-food-policy-report/

In the fourth instalment of the International Food Policy Research Institute’s annual report on food policy, launched on 18th March 2015, authors report on the major developments that have happened at a global, regional and national level in 2014 but also, and for the first time, discuss the challenges to tackling food insecurity we face in the near future. https://canwefeedtheworld.wordpress.com/2015/03/30/past-present-and-future-ifpris-2014-2015-global-food-policy-report/

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