Food security

Options for Indigenous Animal Genetic Resources when Gender comes into play

This presentation was held by J.M.K Ojango, J.Audho, E. Oyelng, A. Galie, J. Philipsson & A.M. Okeyo at the international seminar 'Livestock Resources for Food Security in the Light of Climate Change' co-hosted by SIANI and SLU Global in Uppsala on the 11th of March 2016.

Livestock Resources for Food Security in the Light of Climate Change

This presentation was held at the international seminar 'Livestock Resources for Food Security in the Light of Climate Change' co-hosted by SIANI and SLU Global in Uppsala on the 11th of March 2016.

How can avocado improve the livelihoods of smallholders in Tanzania?

Avocado has important nutritional values and the potential to contribute to cash flow in smallholder farming particularly for women in Tanzania.

Chances of high value crops entering local, regional markets and beyond is, however, often constrained by quality, particularly for home garden smallholder farmer settings.

Innovative, Inspiring, Modern…We are talking about urban farming

Farming is no longer confined to rural areas. Urban agriculture is becoming an essential part of food security. In a context of rapid urbanization, higher urban poverty. More importantly, urban agriculture is essential for improving urban food security.

The talk about small-scale fisheries. Or not.

“If you do not have healthy fishing communities, you will not have healthy fish consumers” – Naseegh Jaffer, General Secretary of World Forum of Fisher Peoples(WFFP)

Áreas clave para garantizar la seguridad alimentaria mundial

Atender un evento tan importante como es la reunión anual del Comité de Seguridad Alimentaria Mundial (CSA) supone comprender los puntos básicos de la agenda 2030para el desarrollo sostenible.

A place where the plants come to us

Lessons from the Singapore experience...

Singapore is really the place where, thanks to high-tech agricultural solutions, people don’t go to the plants; the plants come closer to the people.

Once there was a female farmer who made cheese in Georgia...

During the 43rd Committee on World Food Security (CFS43), participants discussed farmers, ago-entrepreneurs, and family businesses. There was much talk about women farmers and their importance in rural development. But the question is: where are the women farmers? During the sessions, I was looking forward to finding the young people and women farmers.

And Brazil scores another goal!

Brazilis renowned around the world for its football  and for having some of the most skilled players in history.  Many of the most amazing goals of all time were scored in our matches. But Brazil is not just the football country.  In recent years, the country’s efforts to improve food security and reduce poverty have also put it on the world stage.