Policy and action research by the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems to improve rural energy access for smallholder farmers and entrepreneurs shows full alignment with the UNFCCC Race to Zero global campaign for decarbonizing economies.
Although agriculture remains the biggest threat to biodiversity, experience suggests we can produce more food on less land without overexploiting natural resources and degrading wildlife habitats. We explore five critical factors to ensure agriculture becomes a force for biodiversity conservation.
Based on recent WLE research, IFPRI explores the crucial role of gender in soil management, and how programs can leverage the gender factor to facilitate the adoption of technologies and practices that improve soil health.
In the lead-up to the UN Food Systems Summit, a new report from the International Food Policy Research Institute calls for investment in nature-based solutions to transform food systems, drawing on a fresh understanding of the relationship between biodiversity and agriculture.
Researchers discuss the potential of subseasonal weather forecasting – and the important role it can play to optimize agricultural production and help reduce farmer vulnerability to climate-related disasters.