Launching on 29 March 2021, Climate Change and Resilience in Food Systems is a free online course exploring new research-led strategies to mitigate the effects of climate change on agriculture and food systems.
Soil degradation is a critical issue that must be addressed to achieve food security in Africa. Dr Samuel Eze unpacks his recent research on soil health in Malawi and Tanzania, sharing insights on ways to address soil degradation through climate-smart agriculture.
Agricultural innovation packages, like conservation agriculture, are usually developed by research communities and disseminated for farmers to use. Through examples from her research with CIMMYT and Malawian farmers, Thirze Hermans explains why we need to rethink how we measure success, moving beyond counting adoption to consider local context.
Seed systems play a vital role in achieving food security in southern Africa. Thus, targeting resilience to climate change within them is key to preparing for future climate scenarios. Held on 27 January 2021, the GCRF-AFRICAP programme’s first research seminar of the year explored this topic in depth, presenting an analysis of recent AFRICAP work …
Scientists at the University of Leeds, UK, are working with different stakeholders in four African countries to produce a framework that will inform agriculture and food systems policies.