Other content with the tag "Agriculture".

September 18, 2020

This comment piece highlights important areas progress against goals set out in the Malabo Declaration, which provides the direction for Africa’s a

September 18, 2020

This Africa Agriculture Report 2020 from the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) sets out challenges and opportunities for improving f

September 18, 2020

This paper from Chatham House does not deal explicitly with nutrition, but its findings have important implications for food systems across Latin A

September 2, 2020

A group of  local women in India did not expect United Nations backing and help from the Global Environment Facility when they set out

September 2, 2020

Like many other reports, this publication confirms that our food systems are failing us.

August 31, 2020

Peer review evidence on why it does not always make sense for farmers to harvest crops.

August 31, 2020

In this article, the USDA ERS explores the reasons behind unharvested food:

August 31, 2020

This tool helps you discover policies at U.S. federal and state levels determining food loss.

August 31, 2020

Empirical data on farm level food loss is often difficult to come by.

August 28, 2020

Three changes to the way the food business works can significantly reduce food waste and the burgeoning food insecurity:<

August 27, 2020

This short article by the World Economic Forum is a must read for public and private actors working in the food system.

August 27, 2020

This report by Deloitte looks at solutions for post-harvest loss in Sub Sahara Africa, given that in this region of the world alone app

August 27, 2020

Given the expansion of Tilapia farming in Ghana, this paper analyses inclusive business models along the fish seed value chain.

August 25, 2020

Lack of accountability and follow up project planning is an issue that can limit many PPEs.

August 25, 2020

Vietnam’s Zero Hunger National Action Plan was launched in 2018.

August 25, 2020

This video from Unilever shows the rationale for creating a segregated supply of certified palm oil.

August 24, 2020

In South Asia and Africa south of the Sahara domestic food chains account for almost all of the food market.  In these countries, rough

July 17, 2020

The theme of the 2020 report from the UN Standing Committee on Nutrition (UNSCN) is Nutrition in a digital world. The articles, research a

March 4, 2020

The World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) was established to drive wider and deeper participation from the private sector in the global efforts towards

October 12, 2019

This case study summarises the findings of research undertaken by GAIN and NewForesight to explore what motivated Touton, a major cocoa trader, to

September 25, 2019

This report highlights progress made towards achieving SDG Target 12.3: “By 2030, halve per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer

September 23, 2019

This new global report from the Food and Land Use Coalition (FOLU) proposes a reform agenda for food systems centred around ten critical transition

September 4, 2019

This report from the World Resources Institute (WRI) was produced in partnership with the World Bank, UN Environment Programme (UNEP), UN Developme

August 9, 2019

This special report from the IPCC highlights the impact of land use and agricultural practices on climate change.

August 8, 2019

This podcast explores US agricultural policy through a Cold War lens, discussing the ‘Farms Race’ between the US and the Soviet Union.

July 29, 2019

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has developed an SDG progress report to examine key data and trends for indicator

July 26, 2019

New study in the Lancet calculates historical and future availability of fruit and vegetables compared to the amount recommended by the World Healt

July 23, 2019

The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World (SOFI) is an annual report jointly published by the several bodies of the United Nations: Foo

July 15, 2019

In this report, the World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA) identifies seven systems transformations that are key to addressing the SDGs, and where busin

July 2, 2019

This paper by IDH – Sustainable Trade Initiative gives extensive evidence on how to deliver models that provide service delivery to smallholder far

June 26, 2019

City University of London has produced five briefs as part of the "Rethinking Food Policy: A Fresh Approach to Policy and Practice" series.

June 18, 2019

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition’s Marketplace for Nutritious Foods program sparks private sector production and marketing of nutritious

June 18, 2019

The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition’s Marketplace for Nutritious Foods program sparks private sector production and marketing of nutritious

June 17, 2019

In this thought piece from the Agrobiodiversity Index report 2019: Risk and resilience, the authors give examples of policies, financing mechanisms

June 13, 2019

This report provides an approach for collaborative policymaking and governance improvement for sustainable food systems.

June 13, 2019

Biofortification is "the process of increasing the density of vitamins and minerals in a crop through conventional plant breeding or agronomic prac

June 11, 2019

Fixing food 2018: best practices towards the Sustainable Development Goals investigates best practices in food sustainability across the w

June 11, 2019

Developed by The Economist Intelligence Unit and the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition, the Food Sustainability Index ranks 67 countries base

June 7, 2019

The International Agri-Food Network brings together thousands of international companies and national associations under the umbrella of fourteen i

June 7, 2019

The Center for Strategic and International studies have looked at the impact of Feed the Future Investments in Guatemala.

June 7, 2019

The Center for Strategic and International studies have looked at the impact of Feed the Future Investments in Bangladesh.

June 7, 2019

The Center for Strategic and International studies have looked at the impact of Feed the Future Investments in Tanzania.

June 7, 2019

This short blog in Agrilinks gives a set of practical recommendations for knowledge management from CARE’s West Africa office.

June 6, 2019

Seventy-five percent of the global food supply comes from 12 plant and five animal species – this report by WWF, Washington University, and food gi

June 6, 2019

Cocoa may not be the most nutritious of agricultural products, but it has huge environmental and economic importance.

June 6, 2019

This blog, by Alex Rees, asks some difficult questions – namely, do agricultural investments in Africa come anywhere close to the recommendations l

June 6, 2019

This collection of news stories highlights some of the biggest challenges facing our food systems, and how policy and innovation can come together

May 29, 2019

FReSH’s True Cost of Food Discussion Paper identifies the methodological and data gaps that need to be filled to make true cost accounting (TCA) mo

May 28, 2019

This public private partnership in Nigeria demonstrates what can be done to improve crop safety and reduce the non beneficial impacts of toxic crop

May 28, 2019

Peer review article in Hidden Hunger: Malnutrition and the First 1,000 Days of Life: Causes, Consequences and Solutions.

May 28, 2019

Restricted access paper looking at the role for public private partnerships in making agriculture value chains work for smallholder farmers, based

May 27, 2019

The Safe Food Imperative argues that much of the health and economic burden of unsafe food can be avoided through preventive measures, investments,

May 24, 2019

The Committee on World Food Security is a collaboration of international agencies, civil society, and the private sector focusing on policy issues

men farming
May 24, 2019

Expanding and replicating successful nutrition programmes can be challenging –  innovation hugely depends on the types of partners and the roles of

street market south asia
May 24, 2019

The cost of a nutritious meal is not fixed and it can be heavily dependent upon the season.

Good Food is Good Business: Opportunities driving the future of affordable nutrition
April 29, 2019

This report was written with four groups of key stakeholders in mind: national and regional food and beverage companies, multinational food and bev

April 29, 2019

Discussion Paper by the International Food Policy Research Institute giving an overview of market failures limiting smallholder involvement in supp

April 29, 2019

This report by the International Food Policy Research Institute has reviewed factors responsible for the growth of fertiliser use and maize product

April 29, 2019

An academic paper by the International Food Policy Research Institute looking at expectations that drive formal public private partnerships in agri

April 29, 2019

This study of agricultural PPPs in Ghana, Malawi, and Kenya calls for governments, donors, and companies to ensure greater participation from small

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April 28, 2019

Case studies embedded in local political economy, covering: dairy value chains in Afghanistan, milk value chains in Bangladesh, flour fortification

April 25, 2019

FAO and the Government of Switzerland launched a competition to fund winning innovations which contribute to the global effort to reach Zero Hunger

April 24, 2019

This landmark paper does not only make recommendations, it shows what can be done with the global resources we have and are likely to have in the f

April 24, 2019

Chapter 7 of the FAO’s 2013 State of Food and Agriculture: Food Systems for Better Nutrition, provides a helpful overview of the challenges and opp

April 22, 2019

The Harvard Kennedy School Corporate Responsibility Initiative looks at what is needed to boost investment in value chains, especially from small a

April 21, 2019

Technical report from the Sustainable Development Solutions Network on the Post-2015 Development Agenda.

April 21, 2019

Working paper by Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) looking at how corporate social responsibility and supply agree

April 19, 2019

Report from a workshop on collaborative learning at the Institute of Development Studies in 2017, Brighton, U.K.

April 19, 2019

This 21-page briefing by Society Works summarizes information on 152 social entrepreneurs working on food production, manufacturing, distribution,

April 19, 2019

Written evidence submitted by Farm Africa and Self Help Africa on December 2012 to the U.K International Development Committee.

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April 19, 2019

Presentation by Aniko Juhasz, Director, Research Institute of Agricultural Economics linked to the European Commission conference: Harnessing Resea

April 19, 2019

Blog, originally published on Food Security Portal, discussing how global and regional seed companies are working to support smallholder farmers to

April 19, 2019

This briefing addresses the distinct roles that each partner can play in promoting nutrition under the Comprehensive African Agricultural Developme

April 19, 2019

A detailed review by the FAO on public private partnerships in agribusiness.

April 18, 2019

This short paper by the Food and Business Knowledge Platform focuses on public private partnerships (PPPs) in the agricultural sector in Africa.

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April 18, 2019

Evidence from the Transform Nutrition Research consortium led by the International Food Policy Research Institute focusing on how to transform the

April 15, 2019

The Global Fortification Data Exchange ‘provides actionable food fortification data’. It is the go-to place for data on fortification.

April 15, 2019

The Micronutrient Forum is a convener of academics, policy makers, and program implementers.

April 15, 2019

In this synopsis - aimed at business leaders, governments and implementing agencies - IFPRI and Nourishing Millions provide recommendations on how

April 15, 2019

In 2015 the Nourishing Millions project reviewed literature and case studies to show the evolution of nutrition during the past 50 years.

April 10, 2019

This paper looks at three pillars through which the private sector may directly or indir

April 4, 2019

SNV is a team of advisers that work with business, governments, and implementing agencies.