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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Global Forum for Food and Agriculture

The Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) is an international conference on agri-food policy issues.

Over three days at the GFFA, approx. 2,000 international visitors from politics, industry, science and civil society discuss a key topic.

In addition, the world’s largest informal Conference of Agriculture Ministers takes place on the third conference day as the highlight of the GFFA.

Approximately 70 ministers of agriculture from around the world and high-level representatives of international organisations adopt a joint political communiqué on the respective key topic.

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5 Key Takeaways from the 2019 Borlaug Dialogue

The 2019 Borlaug Dialogue concluded today with three final panels exploring the importance of building resilience against climate change and conflict – neatly wrapping up the main topics of conversation that have appeared over the last three days.
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Achieving Peace Through Agriculture: The Borlaug Dialogue 2019

Commencing today – World Food Day – in Des Moines, Iowa, the 2019 Norman E. Borlaug International Symposium, widely known as the Borlaug Dialogue, is set to focus on the prominent global issues of food security, conflict and development.
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Women as Key Agents of Change to Agriculture, Food and Nutrition

Dr. Mona S. Chaya, Deputy Strategic Programme Leader for Sustainable Agriculture at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Continue reading

El Agua es Vida – Water is Life

Jessica Joye, the Communications Director at Fintrac, discusses the role of group irrigation schemes in transforming the future of small-scale agriculture in Honduras. Continue reading