Soils

12.06.2019

Wind, rain and industrial farming techniques accelerate soil erosion, leading to losses in terms of agricultural yields and critical ecosystem functions. A new publication provides an overview on the current state of knowledge.more

Food systems

05.06.2019

Innovation is a force for positive change in food systems. A new study identifies innovation opportunities that have the potential to increase access to safe and nutritious foods for the world’s poor.more

Energy

29.05.2019

This report shows that more effort is needed to achieve global energy targets (SDG7) in 2030, while the biggest challenge remains in sub-Saharan Africa where hundreds of millions of people are still without access to electricity.more

Population

22.05.2019

Despite achievements during the last 50 years, reproductive rights are far out of reach for many women, the report urges. more

Finance

15.05.2019

The UNDP together with STRIVE and the Government of Japan launched a guidance note on financing for sustainable development across sectors.more

Biodiversity

08.05.2019

Despite progress to conserve nature and implement policies, global goals for conserving and sustainably using nature and achieving sustainability cannot be met by current trajectories, according to this report. Negative trends in...more

Gender

02.05.2019

This guide explains how voluntary sustainable standards (VSSs) can be used as a tool to meet the SDGs and targets related to gender equality and women’s empowerment in agriculture.more

Forestry

25.04.2019

This guide aims to help forest-health practitioners and forest managers to implement classical biological control programmes. more

Finance

17.04.2019

The report finds that the world will fail on combatting climate change and eradicating poverty by 2030 unless global financial systems are overhauled.more

Gender

09.04.2019

The World Bank published a new report focusing on the opportunities and limitations of African women creating business.more

This new report finds that integrating green and gray infrastructure can help deliver a “triple-win” with benefits for the economy, communities, and the environment.more

Food security

28.03.2019

The latest annual Global Food Policy Report highlights the urgency of rural revitalisation in developing countries. The crisis in rural areas is threatening progress in hunger and poverty reduction, the report authors warn.more

Livestock

20.03.2019

While the demand for livestock-derived foods is rising fast across Africa and Asia, driven largely by population growth in Africa and rising incomes in Asia, it remains low by western standards. This publication by ILRI addresses...more

Food security

13.03.2019

Agriculture's potential to improve nutrition is just beginning to be tapped, the authors argue. The book strengthens the evidence base for, and expands the author’s vision of how agriculture can contribute to nutrition. more

Organic farming

06.03.2019

Global organic area reaches another all-time high, according to new data from FiBL and IFOAM. Organic farmland increased by 20 per cent compared to 2016.more

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