One of the planet’s most precious non-renewable resources soils are essential for the production of food, animal feed, shelter and energy. World Soil Day highlights the importance of soil and the need to use it sustainably.
The work of the academy will generate improved planting materials that will be offered to smallholder farmers throughout Africa.
The CGIAR Open Access and Data Management Policy, supported unanimously by all 15 members of the CGIAR Consortium, is now in place. CGIAR strongly believes that this clear commitment to Open Access will improve the efficiency, efficacy, and impact of its research; aid interdisciplinary research and novel computation of research literature; and allow the global public to further benefit from the wealth of CGIAR research.
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Our 15 agricultural research centers innovating for poor people
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Tapping into the potential of today’s youth to restore degraded landscapes
Food production and processing as core aspects of nutrition-sensitive agriculture and sustainable diets
New terms such as ‘nutrition-sensitive agriculture’ and ‘sustainable diets’ are influencing policies and global programmes. Bioversity International researcher explains why in light of a new paper.
The power of sustainable partnership and convergence in pursuing science-led development to benefit smallholder farmers was the highlight of today’s 41st annual day celebration of the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (…
The release of a new variety of potato was announced today at the Peruvian National Institute for Agrarian Innovation (INIA) in La Molina, Lima. The new breed named INIA 321 KAWSAY (Kawsay means food of life in Quechua) is the result of years of collab…
Food Hydrocolloids (2013). Kolawole O. Falade, Mande Semon, Olamide S. Fadairo, Adebola O. Oladunjoye, Kora K. Orou et al.Functional, physico-chemical properties and FTIR analysis of flours and starches of two African rice cultivars (Transgressive Segr…
Improving the resilience of vulnerable communities to economic and climatic variations.