Stories tagged: food security

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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One Planet Fellowship takes action to discover the next generation of African climate scientists in agriculture

The One Planet Fellowship, a $20 million initiative dedicated to supporting research on climate change adaptation, is an academic mentoring scheme which aims to support Africa’s smallholder farmers in adapting to a changing climate.

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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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Key takeaways from the Oxford Farming Conference 2020

The 11th annual Oxford Farming Conference 2020 set its sights on managing global food systems in innovative and environmentally sustainable ways. Continue reading

From Data to Diets, the Future of Farming is Diversification

Diversity is just as important in food production as it is for healthy, nutritional diets, farmers from around the world told this year’s Committee on World Food Security meeting. Continue reading