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Ushering the International Year of Family Farming 

Ushering the International Year of Family Farming 

Environmental Impact of Conventional vs. Organic Agriculture

Environmental Impact of Conventional vs. Organic Agriculture

Key facts and figures about the status of organic agriculture worldwide

Key facts and figures about the status of organic agriculture worldwide

Developing technologies and practices that do not have adverse effects on environmental goods and services.  

Developing technologies and practices that do not have adverse effects on environmental goods and services.

 

The global food system is consuming the world’s natural resources at an unsustainable rate and failing the very poorest.

The global food system is consuming the world’s natural resources at an unsustainable rate and failing the very poorest.

A radical shift needed in agricultural and food systems to allow the world to feed itself sustainably.

A radical shift needed in agricultural and food systems to allow the world to feed itself sustainably.


The policies, regulations and practices that can support Africa’s smallholder farmers in becoming more entrepreneurial.

The policies, regulations and practices that can support Africa’s smallholder farmers in becoming more entrepreneurial.

The world needs a paradigm shift in agricultural development: from a “green revolution” to an “ecological intensification” approach.

The world needs a paradigm shift in agricultural development: from a “green revolution” to an “ecological intensification” approach.

Supporting and encouraging the sustainable use of soil resources in Africa and the Global Soil Partnership for Food Security. 

Supporting and encouraging the sustainable use of soil resources in Africa and the
Global Soil Partnership for Food Security. 

Captures the complexity and diversity of agriculture and agricultural knowledge, science and technology (AKST) across world regions. 

Captures the complexity and diversity of agriculture and agricultural knowledge, science and technology (AKST) across world regions. 

How smallholder farmers in Africa and Asia can improve agricultural productivity, food security and livelihoods.

How smallholder farmers in Africa and Asia can improve agricultural productivity, food security and livelihoods.

Adverse impacts of mineral fertilizers in tropical agriculture.

Adverse impacts of mineral fertilizers in tropical agriculture.


Shifting towards ecological food provision in order to secure future food for the world’s predicted 9 billion people 

Shifting towards ecological food provision in order to secure future food for the world’s predicted 9 billion people 

Exploring the reasons we need a more sustainable agriculture and how it might be achieved.

Exploring the reasons we need a more sustainable agriculture and how it might be achieved.

Exploring the relative opportunities presented by organic certification and market development for Zimbabwe’s smallholder farmer sector. 

Exploring the relative opportunities presented by organic certification and market development for Zimbabwe’s smallholder farmer sector. 

How mainstreaming agroecology, could meet the challenges facing agriculture and food production.

How mainstreaming agroecology, could meet the challenges facing agriculture and food production.

Explores the three big challenges facing farming today: food security & nutrition, preserving natural resources & climate change.

Explores the three big challenges facing farming today: food security & nutrition, preserving natural resources & climate change.