15.05.2015

Soils are the second largest global carbon sinks, and land is very important for mitigation of climate change and adaptation to its effects. At the 2015 Global Soil Week, experts discussed how sustainable land management can...

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18.05.2015

The CGIAR research centre Bioversity International has opened India’s first ever genetic garden for rare crop and fruit diversity in Bangalore, India. 

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18.05.2015

Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals entails an immense demand for natural resources. This could threaten global ecological development, a new study warns. 

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20.05.2015

“Transformation” was the buzzword at the Global Soil Week 2015. In future, today’s young professionals will have to take the lead in making this transformation towards sustainable land management happen. A group of 22 young professionals... 

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29.04.2015

The chocolate and cocoa manufacturer Barry Callebaut has launched a clean water campaign with cocoa farmers and communities that is to benefit more than 12,000 people in the rural areas of Côte d’Ivoire. 

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05.05.2015

Kashmiri saffron, famous for its uniqueness in the world, is facing multiple challenges. The government is supporting the farmers with a range of measures. It recently launched a weather-based crop insurance scheme, which the farmers had... 

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13.05.2015

Despite some undeniable successes over the last decades, progress towards achieving food security and eradicating hunger in developing countries has not lived up to expectations. In large parts of sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, the two... 

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COMING EVENTS

17-24 May 2015 - United Nations Headquarters, New York

The 2nd Annual United Nations Sustainable Energy for All Forum

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1-19 June 2015 - Freiburg, Germany

Summer school “Integrated Land Use Systems” (ILUS)

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14-18 June 2015 - Minneapolis-Saint Paul, USA

IFAMA 25th Annual World Forum and Symposium: Innovation, Talent, and Technology in 21st Century of Agribusiness

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8-11 June 2015 - GIZ Conference Centre, Feldafing, Germany

WOCAT Symposium and the 17th WOCAT Network Meeting

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17-19 June 2015 - Halle (Saale), Germany

IAMO Forum 2015 “Agriculture and Climate Change in Transition Economies”

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24-27 June 2015 - Milano, Italy

World Farmers Organisation (WFO) GENERAL ASSEMBLY

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26-27 June 2015- Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) Amsterdam

Celebrating Soil! Celebrating Life!

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25-27 August 2015 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

7th ICSA International Conference on Sustainable Agriculture for Food, Energy and Industry in Regional and Global Context

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16 - 18 September 2015 - Humboldt-University Berlin, Germany

Tropentag 2015

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4-7 October 2015 - Cape Town, South Africa

SAIREC 2015 Conferences on Renewable Energy

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4-7 October 2015- Rome,Italy

The First International Congress on Postharvest Loss Prevention

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4 - 10 October 2015 - Heidelberg University, Germany

7th German-Brazilian Symposium for Sustainable Development - Interaction between earth resources and processes and human societies

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19-22 November 2015 - Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria Hotel Manila, Philippines

Moringa Symposium and Congress

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17-22 July 2016 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Tenth International Rangeland Congress (IRC) “The Future Management of Grazing and Wild Lands in a High Tech World”

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