24.04.2014

Gender aspects, the role of women’s land rights, and private investments in land were highlighted at this year’s World Bank conference on Land and Poverty. At a special session of the Global Working Group on Land, the Group...

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24.04.2014

Thanks to recent research by a consortium of organisations, banana, avocado and citrus farmers in Africa will now be able to export their produce to lucrative markets in Europe, the Middle East and South Africa.   

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21.03.2014

Devastation brought by Typhoon Haiyan on the Philippine island of Leyte in November 2013 need not have assumed such awesome proportions if the island’s original natural environment had not been destroyed by deforestation and inappropriate... 

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13.03.2014

Over the last few decades, the range of agricultural extension and advisory services as well as the notions of which tools and methods are most suitable have seen fundamental changes. The concept of rural advising has long shifted from a... 

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24.04.2014

How sustainable water management practices can contribute to the resilience of smallholder communities in the Sahel was discussed at a GIZ-symposium held by “Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit” (GIZ) in Bonn, Germany, in... 

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23.04.2014

The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the global consumer goods company Unilever have signed a public-private partnership agreement aimed at helping to improve the livelihoods of smallholder farmers around the... 

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23.04.2014

The Climate Change 2014 report notes that future risks from a changing climate depend strongly on the amount of future climate change. Increasing magnitudes of warming increase the likelihood of severe and pervasive impacts that may be... 

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25-26 April 2014 - Göttingen, Germany 

GlobalFood Symposium

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

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

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5 - 8 May 2014 - Salvador, Brazil  

13th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference 

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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”

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12-16 May 2014 - Fortaleza Ceará, Brazil

Third International Climate Change Adaptation Conference

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15-17 May 2014 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security (IFPRI)

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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”

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4–6 June 2014

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

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18-20 August 2014 Brisbane, Australia

International Symposium on Indigenous Vegetables

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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

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3 - 6 March 2015 - Stuttgart, Germany

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

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