Stories tagged: agriculture

4th International Conference on Global Food Security

The 4th International Conference on Global Food Security addresses the topic of food security at all spatial levels from local to global, and from an interdisciplinary and systemic food systems perspective.

It aims to better understand environmental, nutritional, agricultural, demographic, socio-economic, political, technological and institutional drivers, costs and outcomes of current and future food security. Interactions with contextual factors including climate change, urbanisation, greening the economy and data-driven technologies will be central.

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How can agrobiodiversity help safeguard sustainable food systems?

Chiara Villani, Agrobiodiversity Index Project Coordinator, and Sarah Jones, Associate Scientist for Sustainable Agricultural Production, at The Alliance of Bioversity International Continue reading

Nominations Now Open for the 2021 World Food Prize

Nominations are now open for the 2021 World Food Prize – a prestigious international award recognising the accomplishments of individuals working to end global hunger. Continue reading

The Role of Engineering in Ending World Hunger

Fethi Thabet, Telecommunications Engineer, City Councillor for Ariana, Tunisia, Continue reading

New Campaign: Innovations for Sustainable Food Systems

Our food systems are under unprecedented pressure. With the global population expected to reach 8.6 billion by 2030, making food systems more sustainable will depend on the development and deployment of innovative tools and approaches around the world. Continue reading

How Soil Health Contributes to Sustainable Development

Rattan Lal, Distinguished University Professor of Soil Science at The Ohio State University, Continue reading