Africa: Beginning of Positive Transformation

In Africa’s farmlands, a positive transformation has already begun. To increase the productivity of their fields, diversify their crops, improve their nutrition, and build climate resilience, family farmers are increasingly combining modern ideas and scientific...

Weathering the storm: root and tuber crops boost climate resilience

, and they pose a major threat to poor smallholder farmers who produce most of the food in the tropics. The good news is that some crops and varieties can increase farmer resilience and help them bounce back from climatic shocks. examines how root crops – particularly...