Study: Resilience capacity beats climate shocks toward food security

Resilience, as Jean Chatzky aptly points out, is not a single skill but a mix of skills and coping mechanisms. It is the ability to bounce back from challenges and setbacks while focusing on the positive. It explains the importance of resilience capacity to global...

Bees to boost food security in Kenya

Pauline Otila’s name is synonymous with apiculture (bee farming). Known as “the Queen Bee,” this entrepreneur and former auditor, is using beekeeping as a driver for socio-economic and self-reliance in the impoverished ASALS region. She also uses it as a job creation...

Africa Must Feed Africans!

For a while now, the African continent has been burdened by a plethora of socio-economic, infrastructural, industrial, integrative, and environmental complexities which has consequently challenged food security, health, and socio-economic development. Despite...

Is an agroecological transition viable in Africa?

Researchers have examined the socioeconomic viability of the suite of sustainable practices and given a green light for inclusion in countries’ NDCs. Decades of unsustainable farming practices have led to loss of biodiversity, degradation of soils and landscapes,...

Call: Nexus Management Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems 2022 (IA)

1.4.1-2022 (IA) Predicting and testing options of socio-economic adaptation to declining Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystem (WEFE) resources in the Mediterranean Region Total Indicative Amount Allocated To This Call:  EUR 6.2 million Stage 1 Pre-proposals – 15...