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Webinar recap | UN Food Systems Summit Pre-event Session on Equity & Justice in Food Systems

The Food Systems Summit is calling for transformation in the way the world produces, consumes and thinks about food. However, there is a risk that transformation discourse pays insufficient attention to social differentiation, politics and power. Held on the 26th July, the UN Food Systems Summit Pre-event Session on Equity & Justice in Food Systems …

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Learning alliances, COVID-19 and climate resilience: Tanzanian fellow builds lifelong policy and research skills

Since primary school, Agatha Kiama has been fond of the environment. Though some childhood passions fade over time, Kiama’s love for nature was a launch point for her career tackling climate change, sustainability and food systems in Tanzania. “My passion is about opening people’s eyes to the impact we have on the environment,” she says. …

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Webinar recap | Africa’s future food & nutrition security: Impacts under different climate, trade and policy scenarios

Ensuring people in Africa have the right amounts and the right kinds of food to support healthy lifestyles is increasingly challenging. Climatic and population pressures will only exacerbate these challenges. But with proactive policies to support appropriate agricultural production and international food trade, future food and nutritional security should be attainable without compromising other sustainability …

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Biodiversity, crop yields and climate change: Webinar recap, recording and slides

Climate risks pose unprecedented threats to agricultural food production. While farmers cope by making adjustments to farm management practices and by adopting new Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA) practices, resulting transformations in agricultural landscapes are likely to affect agricultural biodiversity, food system sustainability and resilience. Held on 27 May, Biodiversity, Crop Yields & Climate Change unpacked GCRF …

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Free toolkit for research management professionals available online

Research management professionals are critical to the success of research programmes, especially large-scale, international projects like AFRICAP. Earlier this year, our programme manager Dr Helen Coskeran co-led Cradle to Grave, a research and programme management knowledge sharing series developed and facilitated by a team of research management professionals based in the UK and Africa. Over …

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