Trade

Exports from emerging and developing countries are on the rise, this report states. Increased efforts are needed to include smallholder farmers in modern food value chains to boost their incomes.

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Trade

The third annual report of the Africa Agriculture Trade Monitor (AATM), last September, finds that African exports are expanding into emerging and fast-growing countries.

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Biodiversity

UN’s Global Biodiversity Outlook 5 report offers an authoritative overview of the state of nature. It is a final report card on progress against the 20 global biodiversity targets agreed in 2010 with a 2020 deadline, and…

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SDGs

This report on food and agriculture indicators underscores lack of progress in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

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Desertification

Close to 20 million hectares of land restored back to health by the Great Green Wall countries since 2007. To achieve the planned 100 million hectares by 2030, annual restoration of 8.2 million hectares may be needed.

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Food systems

Policymakers can improve the chances of achieving climate goals and limiting global warming to 1.5°C by making more specific commitments to transforming national food systems, this report says.

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Forestry

This report sheds a light on wildfires across the globe. Climate change and wildfires mutually reinforce each other, and the fires burning today in many parts of the world are bigger, more intense and last longer than…

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Food security

This collection of short essays provides a fairly comprehensive overview of where we are and what we know about how COVID-19 is affecting food security and livelihoods at the six-month mark.

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Plant protection

Having the ability to cause 100 per cent yield loss once established in a field, TR4 has proven to be devastating on the farms that are infested with it. These guidelines aim to help farmers create prevention plans.

 

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Environment

This report emphasises the threat that wildlife trafficking poses to nature and the biodiversity of the planet. The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that wildlife crime is a threat not only to the environment and…

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