September-October, 2016

  • New paper offers strategies for climate change adaptation in Morocco
    New paper offers strategies for climate change adaptation in Morocco
New paper offers strategies for climate change adaptation in Morocco
Tuesday, 1 November, 2016

Climate change is no longer a challenge of the future. It is already taking place, and impacting the farmers that are most at risk. Over the years, reduced rainfall, depleting groundwater, increasing temperature and volatility of climatic events are adding to pressure on the agricultural system, which is struggling to respond to rising demands for food.

  • World Food Day: quinoa and hope of food security in marginal environments
    World Food Day: quinoa and hope of food security in marginal environments
World Food Day: quinoa and hope of food security in marginal environments
Sunday, 16 October, 2016

World Food Day, which is celebrated on October 16 as the founding date of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), is a global movement to end hunger.

  • Helping women realize full potential in farming and science
    Helping women realize full potential in farming and science
Helping women realize full potential in farming and science
Thursday, 6 October, 2016

Agriculture is an engine of growth for rural communities, particularly in the developing world. It has also proven to be an especially viable tool for women to lift themselves out of poverty.