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...

Over Three Billion People Lack Access to Healthy Diets Globally – FAO

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said over three billion individuals are unable to access healthy, complete diets globally, a situation which it said calls for stringent measures. In a statement made available to AgroNigeria, the FAO said...

Soil Salinisation Threatening Global Food Security – FAO

The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has decried the increasing levels of soil salinisation and degradation, saying are a threat to global food security. The FAO Director-General, Qu Dongyu, speaking ahead of the World Soil Day, said the...

Join IWMI in celebration of World Soil Day 2021

Blog As Leonardo Da Vinci once keenly observed, “We know more about the movement of celestial bodies than about the soil underfoot.” Some 500 years later, we celebrate World Soil Day every December 5. It is a day created by the United Nations to raise awareness about...