Monthly Archives: January 2016

Foresight Africa 2016: Africa’s priorities for the year ahead

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
In a recent post we discussed some of the priorities for global development research. The Foresight Africa report, by the Brookings Institution‘s Africa Growth Initiative, has been assessing and…

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Ethiopia-CGIAR country consultation meeting identifies five action areas for enhanced collaboration

Originally posted on ILRI news:
HE Gebregziabher Gebreyohannes, Ethiopia State Minister of Livestock and Fishery, opens the consultation meeting (photo credit IWMI/D. Tadesse). Five concrete areas of collaboration have been recommended in a meeting of CGIAR centres and national partners…

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“We can only rest when we achieve zero hunger”

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Photo credit: FAO FAO Director-General José Graziano da Silva addresses the UN Sustainable Development Summit. World’s 2030 goals put hunger and agriculture at the center of global policy Eradication of hunger the linchpin for sustainable development…

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ENDING HUNGER CRITICAL TO ENSURING DEVELOPMENT THAT IS SUSTAINABLE – UN OFFICIAL (UN News)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
New York, Apr 19 2012  4:05PM The world must tackle the urgent challenge of ending hunger if it is to ensure a model of development that is sustainable over the long term, the head of the…

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SCAD’s home gardens for food security and nutrient deficiencies

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Photo credit: Google Kitchen Garden An effective tool for household food security in SCAD Newsletter Vol. 2 March 2015 Kitchen gardens or home gardens have the potential to improve household food security besides serving effectively to…

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