9th edition of SIALO in Togo in session

The 9 edition of the International Exhibition of Agriculture and Food of Lome (SIALO) is in session set to close on November 2, 2022. The event which is happening after two-year break over Covid-19 impact, is currently taking place at the center of exhibitions and...

Can the world feed 8bn people sustainably?

ore than enough food is produced to feed all of the 8 billion people currently alive on the planet, yet after a decade of steady decline hunger is back on the rise, affecting 10% of the global population. According to the World Food Programme, ripple effects of the...

Towards zero hunger in Africa: 5 steps to achieve food security

Global food systems have been battered by overlapping crises in recent years. Key among these are the COVID-19 pandemic, the Russo-Ukraine war and extreme weather events resulting from climate change. These have resulted in forced migration, loss of employment,...

My Food is African: healthy soil, safe foods and diverse diets

The Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) is pleased to announce the publication of “My Food is African: Healthy Soil, Safe Foods, and Diverse Diets,” a new book in the Barefoot Guide Agroecology Series. The book’s release on World Food Day will be...

CIFOR-ICRAF Annual Report 2020: Building forward better

In 2020 – a year like no other – CIFOR-ICRAF continued to deliver the world’s best science on forests and trees in agricultural landscapes, shifting the conversation online as the Covid-19 pandemic evolved. This annual report features stories about expertise,...