In 2022, African economic growth is projected to be a full percentage point below the global rate of 4.9 per cent, mainly because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Promoting dialogue and cooperation between Brazil and Europe is the aim of the “AgriTalks” event series, which took place in several European cities this year. The event in Berlin/Germany in late May was held under the…

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Agri-food systems are confronted with multiple challenges: While they strongly suffer from climate change impacts, they substantially contribute to climate change too, accounting for over a third of global greenhouse gas…

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In order to help Vietnamese smallholder farmers tap into high-quality rice export markets, the International Rice Research Institute supported farmer groups and export companies in negotiating an inclusive rice farming…

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Palm oil production causes ecological problems. However, banning it would not be a sustainable solution, according to researchers, as this could have adverse economic and social effects in the producer countries. The…

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Representatives of the Bonn Alliance at the official opening of the ICB.

Combining the capacities of five organisations and institutions, the Innovation Campus Bonn has been launched in Germany’s “UN City” to boost sustainability research.

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The complex challenges of global supply chains demand innovative solutions. Civil society, governments and businesses have to pull together. Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit is participating in an…

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At the global conference of the 10 Year Programme on Sustainable Food Systems (SFS), which is strongly related to SDG 12, participants discussed ways towards more sustainable food production and consumption.

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The Spotlight Report on Sustainable Development 2018 includes a chapter on the links between food, health and the environment that calls for new priorities and approaches to make food systems sustainable. The Report was…

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The Food Sustainability Index 2017 is headed by France, followed by Japan and Germany. These countries stand out for their particularly sustainable food systems.

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