Environment

21.03.2014

African Bamboo, a start-up enterprise in Ethiopia that developed an environmentally-friendly bamboo thermal modification process, received two grants totalling 1.75 million USD from multi-donor Powering Agriculture and from...[more]

Rural women

07.03.2014

A total of 85,000 women farmers in the cotton-growing areas of sub-Saharan Africa are currently benefiting from the Cotton Made in Africa programme, the initiative reports ahead of United Nations World Women’s Day on the 8th...[more]

Food security

11.02.2014

Business as usual is not an option, if the world is to be freed of hunger one day. But at the International Business Panel in Berlin, Germany, opinions were divided on just how serious the situation really is and what the...[more]

Nutrition

05.02.2014

Forty global companies have now joined together to take global action against malnutrition. These companies are members of the SUN Business Network and are committed to reaching over 127 million women and children with improved...[more]

Rural development

29.01.2014

The translation provider One Hour Translation offers complimentary translation services to fair-trade farmers to streamline communication and help enhance international business.[more]

Gender

20.01.2014

Whether in local politics or as women entrepreneurs, in Arab countries too, no sustainable development is possible without the participation of women. Various initiatives seek to raise women’s participation. [more]

The German Food Partnership was founded in summer 2012 to bring together public and private actors and implement projects supporting the development of value added chains in the countries of the South. The first of them are now...[more]

Water

13.11.2013

A German start-up enterprise – AUTARCON GmbH – has developed a solar-powered decentralised water treatment plant. It is especially suitable for remote areas in developing countries. [more]

COMING EVENTS

23 - 24 April 2014 - Accra, Ghana

Sub-Saharan Africa Solar Conference 2014

Information: Website |  Contact  

25-26 April 2014 - Göttingen, Germany 

GlobalFood Symposium

Information: Website | Contact 

5-6 May 2014- Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta, Indonesia

Forests Asia Conference: Sustainable Landscapes for Green Growth in Southeast Asia

Information: Website  |  Contact 

5 - 8 May 2014 - Salvador, Brazil  

13th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference 

Information: Website  |  Contact 

5-8 May 2014 - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences - Vienna, Austria

AGRINATURA Science Days 2014 “Growing Together – Family Farming and Agricultural Sciences Transforming World Food Systems”

Information: Website | Contact 

12-16 May 2014 - Fortaleza Ceará, Brazil

Third International Climate Change Adaptation Conference

Information: Website | Contact

15-17 May 2014 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security (IFPRI)

Information: Website | Contact

2-13 June 2014 - Wageningen UR, Netherlands 

“Food Security in an Urbanizing Society. From home gardens to agro-parks: working towards resilient agrifood systems serving densely populated areas”

Information: Website | Contact

4–6 June 2014

2nd European Agroforestry Conference: Integrating Science & Policy to Promote Agroforestry in Practice

Information: Website | Contact 

18-20 August 2014 Brisbane, Australia

International Symposium on Indigenous Vegetables

Information: Website | Contact  

27-30 October 2014 - Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), Nairobi, Kenya

6th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture: Africaís Animal Agriculture: Macro-trends and future opportunities

Information: Website | Contact 

3 - 6 March 2015 - Stuttgart, Germany

2nd International Congress Hidden Hunger - Hidden Hunger, Childhood Development and Long-term Prospects for Society and Economy

Information: Website  | Contact