Innovative policy-making is helping drive efficient, solar-powered irrigation-fed agriculture in India.
In this guest post, FAO Livestock Development Officer Anne Mottet outlines new research that reveals humans and livestock do not compete for earth’s resources as much as previously thought. Natural resources are finite as we cannot expand the Earth boundaries. But we are every day more people on the planet and food security is still a number one issue. The livestock sector is often cited as being particularly burdensome on the environment. In addition to the methane gas livestock emits, ...
Farming First reports back from FAO Innovation Symposium side event on the role technology can play in enhancing agroecological outcomes.
Amy Chambers from Fintrac on how the private sector can foster vibrant agricultural market systems and lifiting millions of smallholders out of poverty.
Professor Weifeng Zhang, the winner of the 2018 IFA Norman Borlaug Award, has been a driving force in China's agricultural revolution.
Farming First reports back from discussions around the future of farming at this year’s UN Committee on World Food Security (CFS) meeting in Rome.