What it will take for Africa’s agrifood systems to thrive

The year 2021 was one of critical conversations about global agrifood systems – the processes and methods through which farming produces food. Following on the heels of the COVID-19 pandemic and a rise in global poverty, 2021 was a year for recovery and an urgent...

GAIN commitments to Nutrition

Submission to the 2021 Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Nutrition Accountability Framework – Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)  The 2021 Nutrition for Growth (N4G) Summit, taking place on 7-8 December 2021 in Japan, aims to accelerate progress on defeating...

Can Digitalization Transform African Farmers and Food Systems?

Agriculture and food production is important in providing a leeway to poverty reduction and enriching socio-economic livelihoods in Africa. It is central to enabling Africa achieve African Union’s Agenda 2030 development targets and the UN’s Sustainable...

Family Farming at the core of Sustainable Food Systems

The UNDFF Global Action Plan-built upon a wide consensus, provides a series of comprehensive actions, from the global, regional to the local levels, to address the challenges and opportunities of family farming.The Global Conference on Family Farming and Food Systems...

Beyond Title: How to Secure Land Tenure for Women

The international community now fully recognizes the need to secure women’s land rights. The Sustainable Development Goals, the world’s blueprint for development, include women’s land ownership and secure tenure rights as indicators for poverty eradication (Goal...