The COVID-19 crisis is pushing millions of people back into poverty, making the commitment to a better future even more urgent. The Swiss development organisation Helvetas saw record donations and supported over five…

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Since 2016, Deutsche Gesellschaft für internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) has trained more than 11,000 smallholders in Kenya in sustainable potato growing and marketing in the context of the Farmer Field and Business…

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At the High Level Dialogue on Feeding Africa 2021 the participants addressed rising hunger on the continent and shored up adequate financing to transform and modernise Africa’s food production.

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Commissioned by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the new Fund for the Promotion of Innovation in Agriculture (i4Ag) supports projects which have the potential to contribute to…

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A coalition of private and public actors from all parts of the agricultural value chain have committed to the protection of biodiversity and the development of sustainable agricultural sectors.

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Fruits and vegetables are the basis of a healthy diet, each adult should consume at least 400 grams of them on a daily basis to prevent chronic diseases.

 

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There is a longstanding debate among agricultural development stakeholders: state-led versus market-led strategies to transform food systems. While narratives provide an important framework to better understand this…

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The new online tool Earth Map allows anyone, anywhere to access multidimensional maps and statistics showing key climate and environmental trends wherever they are, even with basic internet access.

 

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Swiss international cooperation (SDC) considers private sector engagement key to achieving the goals set out in the 2030 Agenda. As of 24 June 2020, IFAD became shareholder in the ABC Fund through a CHF 9,3 million…

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New measures aim to improve FAO's efficiency and effectiveness "while avoiding silos and establishing transparency and accountability at the optimal levels," according to FAO Director-General QU Dongyu.

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