How can food systems emerge strengthened from the COVID-19 pandemic and become more climate-resilient? And how can the agricultural sector contribute to preventing further pandemics? These are issues being addressed at this year’s Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA).

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The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) developed three CIMMYT-derived fall armyworm-tolerant elite maize hybrids for eastern and southern Africa.

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Wild tea that grows in Laos’ rugged landscape is harvested by smallholder farmers. Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) is assisting them to strengthen their organisational capacities and agroecological knowledge, thereby…

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Health

New infectious animal diseases that affect public health and have the capacity to cross borders will continue to emerge around the globe. These diseases could potentially develop human-to-human transmissibility; thus…

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Soil organisms are important for agriculture and food security, they contribute to human health and have potential to mitigate climate change. But not only does their importance remain largely underestimated, they are…

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