The Global Food Security programme’s Champion, Professor Tim Benton, reflects on leaving the role after five years in the post.
Blackouts and water shortages can severely harm a nation’s food security. Resource allocation tools can help policy makers improve energy access while minimising hunger, says the Stockholm Environment Institute’s Louise Karlberg.
Delivering more sustainable food and farming has to start with reconnecting people with where their food comes from and how it is produced, says LEAF’s Annabel Shackleton.
Training female farmers to get the best from their land can reap benefits. IFDC’s former president Amit Roy makes the case for fertilisers and other innovations.
Global Food Security programme Champion Tim Benton summarises specially commissioned GFS reports on the topic.
If the fruit sector were a game, what would it be like? Monopoly – rich get richer, poor get poorer? Snakes and Ladders – it’s all down to luck? Dungeons and Dragons – highly complex and best directed by experts? Or maybe like Twister – needing strength and flexibility?
- Date: 7 August 2018
With livestock production losses due to FMD costing an estimated $2.3 billion each year in Africa, affecting food security, national economies, and the livelihoods of livestock keepers – 85% of which live in extreme poverty – this targeted vaccination programme could help alleviate poverty in eastern Africa.