Food security

#CFS43 – Making a Difference in Food Security and Nutrition

Small farmers produce 70% of the world’s food. However despite many efforts, agriculture worldwide remains synonymous with poverty. This cannot continue if we really want to achieve food security and sustainability by 2030.

Matching food demand with supply in Africa

An innovative development initiative, combining support to agricultural production with institutional food procurement, is under way in five African countries, and it’s getting great results.

Food waste: A global challenge, a local solution

In a few decades around 75% of the population will be living in cities. How will we feed those cities?

Growing for the Future

I will forever remember the 20th of October. The day I experienced a real moment of truth in my life.

It was a sunny day and my family had returned very early from farming. By midday, the family was already home. Very unusual for African farmer isn`t it? I mean I was expecting them in the evening around 6 or 7pm.

"Agropreneurship" needs "Partnership"

What is agropreneurship? Google won’t provide you with a definition, which today you might consider unusual. Then there is the fact that auto-correct keeps trying to tell me to correct the spelling of the word.

Making headway on urban food security

Urbanization has been a growing and tangible trend in our societies since the industrial revolution. With climate change and increasing migration patterns, the risks and stakes are higher.

¿Quiénes son los “Transfarmers”?

Al igual que los Transformers (como los de la película), que pueden cambiar de forma para cumplir distintas tareas, la pequeña agricultura puede también transformarse para cumplir diversas funciones, más allá de su rol