Can the sub-Saharan African food system be climate-smart and nutrition-sensitive?

By Professor Caroline Orfila, School of Food Science and Nutrition & Global Food and Environment Institute, University of Leeds Can the African Food System be both climate-smart and nutrition-sensitive? This is a question that I have been researching over the last few years as part of the GCRF-AFRICAP project. I have been fortunate to work …

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How conservation agriculture helps African farmers combat climate change

By Professor Andy Dougill (@AndyDougill), Professor of Environmental Sustainability and Executive Dean of the Faculty of Environment, University of Leeds Can conservation agriculture (CA) help farmers in sub-Saharan Africa build resilience to the problem of climate change? Professor Andy Dougill believes it is possible, but that more co¬≠ordinated planning and coherent policy support across sectors …

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The Global Food & Environment Institute: Addressing global food systems challenges

By Prof Steven Banwart, Director of Global Food & Environment Institute and Leadership Chair in Soil, Agriculture, Water Research at the University of Leeds The Global Food and Environment Institute (GFEI) was started in 2017 with the aim to contribute solutions to the big global challenges of food security, environmental sustainability, and improved dietary health. …

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