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Non-timber forest products are valued because the revenue they provide is becoming increasingly important to rural communities, says Yvonne Kiki Nchanji, a scientist with the Center for International Forestry Research Editor’s Note: This article was …
Our Low-Emissions Agriculture theme is studying how women farmers participate in – and lead – innovations that increase food security while also mitigating climate change.
The IITA Conference Center was a sea of green with over a hundred people dressed in the attire of the Day—a shirt made of the local traditional cloth called “adire” that had YIIFSWA and Yams for livelihoods printed on it.
The International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) has named Dr Akinwumi Adesina, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as its Ambassador of Goodwill.
Innovation platforms are widely used in agricultural research to connect different stakeholders to achieve common goals. To help document recent experiences and insights, ILRI recently published a series of short innovation platform ‘practice briefs
Increasing homogeneity of world food supplies warns of serious implications for farming and Nutrition – Phys.org
A comprehensive new study of global food supplies confirms and thoroughly documents for the first time what experts have long suspected: over the last five decades, human diets around the world have grown ever more similar—by a global average of 36 p…