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The Time is Right for Biofortification in India – FAO Rep

Mr. Peter Kenmore, FAO Representative in India, discusses the benefits of biofortified crops to India.


2015 Global Hunger Index

This year's GHI scores are based on a new, improved formula that reflects the multidimensional nature of hunger.


New Interactive ASTI Tools to Monitor and Benchmark Agricultural Research Inputs

ASTI's new website is loaded with easy-to-use tools for viewing, comparing, and downloading key agricultural R&D information


Strengthening links between nutrition and health outcomes and ag research

The June 2015 issue of the Food Security journal featured a special section to advance the boundaries of the agri-health research field.

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2020 Resilience Conference

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Envisioning possible futures for fish production in Indonesia

The new report released by WorldFish summarizes the results of a systematic effort to explore possible futures for aquaculture and fisheries in Indonesia. The work described is part of a larger effort that seeks to develop a shared vision for the sectors that 1) aligns public and private investments to foster growth and economic sustainability; >> Read more

Ghana Agricultural News Digest – November 23, 2015

Below are some current developments on agriculture in Africa: Agricultural Issues AfDB Plans US$3bn Facility to Improve Food Nutrition The African Development Bank (AfDB) has taken a giant step toward improved food nutrition and security with plans to develop a US$300million facility that will leverage about US$3billion from banks and microfinance institutions across the continent >> Read more

POSHAN at the International Conference on Maternal and Child Nutrition

POSHAN is thrilled to be a part of the International Conference on Maternal and Child Nutrition (November 23-24, 2015), co-organized by the South Asia Infant Feeding Research Network (SAIFRN) and UNICEF. The conference aims to identify and prioritize challenges, review and share evidence and innovation for enhancing maternal and child health, and provide advocacy in >> Read more

Call for papers: Women and Land Tenure in India

This is a call to invite research papers for an edited volume with the provisional title WOMEN AND LAND TENURE IN INDIA. The purpose of this edited volume is to make a scientific evidence-based contribution towards better understanding of women's individual and collective land tenure rights with reference (though not limited) to India's Forest Rights Act. >> Read more

Policy issues: Strengthening Women’s Land Rights in Practice-Join the Discussion

In preparation for the high-level panel  on gender and rights at the Global Landscapes Forum in Paris, December 6, “This Land is Our Land: Gender perspectives on tenure and rights” CGIAR program on water, land and ecosystems has launched a debate on strengthening women's rights in practice. The discussions and debate can be followed, but also >> Read more

Publications: New CAPRi Working Papers

Two new CAPRi Working papers have been published In "Domestication of payments for ecosystem services: New evidence from the Andes", Drucker et al assess i) the potential of agricultural biodiversity-focused PES to serve as a cost-effective and socially equitable domesticated diversity conservation incentive scheme, as well as ii) how economic incentive mechanisms such as PES can be >> Read more