Land 25.11.2015

Efforts to combat hunger, poverty, social conflict, deforestation and the impacts of climate change worldwide are undermined by lack of land ownership, says report.[more]

Food security 17.11.2015

The increasing control of businesses over food systems and resources, institutions, policy spaces and governance structures is putting human rights at great risk, says the Right to Food and Nutrition Watch report.[more]

Disasters 10.11.2015

Agriculture is one of the main sectors of the economy that could be severely affected by an El Niño event, warns FAO report.[more]

Youth 04.11.2015

The Africa Agriculture Status Report: Youth in Agriculture calls on all stakeholders working to transform African agriculture to recognise that Africa’s youth have the potential to end poverty and hunger on the continent if they...[more]

Food security 28.10.2015

The State of Food and Agriculture 2015 perceives that social protection programmes currently benefit 2.1 billion people in developing countries in multiple ways, including keeping 150 million people out of extreme poverty.[more]

Ecosystems 22.10.2015

The true value of ecosystems is frequently misrepresented in markets and economic decision-making, says a UNEP report. [more]

A new publication by policy watchdog Global Policy Forum examines private funding and corporate influence in the United Nations[more]

Nutrition 08.10.2015

No country is on track to achieve the global nutrition targets established by the World Health Assembly, says the Global Nutrition Report 2015.[more]

Agriculture 24.09.2015

There is relatively little information on how mixed crop-livestock systems may be affected by changes in climate and climate variability, says a new paper published by CGIAR scientists.[more]

Gender 17.09.2015

The agricultural sector in Africa is perceived to remain one of the most important economically; as the sector accounts for around 25 per cent of Africa‘s GDP. However, productivity and yields in sub-Saharan Africa are amongst...[more]

Cocoa production 10.09.2015

While the global demand for cocoa continues to grow, in some countries, the production levels of cocoa are under threat. A study by Bioversity International suggests to invest into high-yielding varieties to meet the growing...[more]

Health 04.09.2015

Experts warn that caution must be taken to ensure that interventions made in the name of biodiversity, health or other sectors do not compound but rather help to face the public health and conservation challenges.[more]

Conservation 28.08.2015

Whether it is seeds saved by farmers from their own crops, bought from a market or shop, exchanged with friends and neighbours; community seed banks play an important role in the conservation and use of agricultural biodiversity,...[more]

Transparency 20.08.2015

Corruption considerably reduces the economic success of countries in the South, according to a study compiled by the Committee on Development of the European Parliament. Despite numerous initiatives against illegal money...[more]

Migration 12.08.2015

Migration holds a huge potential both for people’s countries of origin and for the countries of destination. Often, however, they are not made use of. In addition, migration is frequently forced and entails considerable dangers,...[more]

Health 05.08.2015

Years of low rainfall can lead to much lower incomes, particularly in rural areas where people depend more heavily on agriculture for their livelihoods. The study shows that exposure to shocks especially at the country level is...[more]

Food security 29.07.2015

Eliminating chronic undernourishment by 2030 is a key element of the proposed Sustainable Development Goal 2 of the new post-2015 agenda to be adopted by the international community later this year. However, a "business as usual"...[more]


25 November  2015 - Berlin, Germany

The Global Bioeconomy Summit (Call for Contributions - Interactive Session

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30 November-11 December 2015 -  Paris, France

UN Climate Change Conference

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3 December 2015 -  Berlin, Germany

Lebensgrundlage Boden - Abschlussveranstaltung zum Internationalen Jahr des Bodens 2015

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3 December 2015 - Stuttgart (Hohenheim), Germany

A World without Hunger

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5-6 December 2015 - Palais des Congrès de Paris, France

The 2015 Global Landscapes Forum

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5-6 December 2015 - Dubai, UAE

3rd International Conference on Food and Agricultural Sciences (ICFAS)

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11-13 Januar 2016 - Munich, Germany

DLG-Wintertagung 2016

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14-16 January 2016 - Berlin, Germany

Global Forum for Food and Agriculture

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15-24 January 2016 - Berlin, Germany

International Green Week 

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18 January 2016 - Berlin, Germany

5th AGCO Africa Summit - Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

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1-2 March 2016 - Accra, Ghana

2nd Cassava World Africa

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1-2 March 2016 - Washington DC, USA

Cracking the Nut '16: Regenerating Rural and Agricultural Development

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14-18 March 2016 - Washington DC, USA

World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty 2016: Scaling up Responsible Land Governance

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4-6 April 2016 - Almaty, Kazakhstan

Agricultural Transitions along the Silk Road: Restructuring, Resources and Trade in the Central Asia Region

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18-21 April 2016 - Istanbul, Turkey

15th International Cereal and Bread Congress (15th ICBC)

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22-24 June 2016 - Halle (Saale), Germany

IAMO Forum: Rural Labor in Transition: Structural Change, Migration and Governance

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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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