The Global Donor Platform for Rural Development has released a study on policy coherence within the field of Agriculture and Rural Development (ARD) “Platform Knowledge Piece 1: Policy Coherence for Agriculture and Rural Development”.
The report explores the need for policy coherence to make sure that policies for development do not contradict one another but rather
A recent report by the Agriculture and Fisheries department of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) titled the ‘Agricultural Progress and Poverty Reduction Synthesis Report’ claims that achieving the Millennium Development Goal of halving global poverty by 2015 looks increasingly likely.
The report’s authors found that increases in income earned from farming
The Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases was successfully launched last friday in Rome as 36 countries met to officially sign up to the Alliance.
The main message that came out of the launch was simple: boosting agriculture, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions. In an article by Voice of America, Tim Groser, New Zealand’s Minister of
This Friday (24 June), a new global research alliance of 36 national governments will officially be launched at a signing ceremony in Rome.
The Global Research Alliance on Agricultural Greenhouse Gases will look to find ways of increasing food production without increasing greenhouse gas emissions by coordinating the world’s top scientists in agricultural emissions research and
A new project on climate change mitigation and agricultural projects in Latin America and the Caribbean has been launched, which will bring together a consortium of research institutions and funders.
The Government of New Zealand, the Inter-American Development Bank and the Regional Fund for Agricultural Technology (Fontagro, for its initials in Spanish) have signed an agreement
A new study has revealed that hundreds of millions of people living in food-insecure regions face future problems as climate change makes an impact.
The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) has identified areas where food supplies could be worst hit by climate change. These “hotspots” are located in Africa and