Items tagged:

Food and agricultural policies

We have 6 items tagged with ‘Food and agricultural policies’.
  • Immaculate Yossa is regional advocacy officer for Eastern Africa at Hivos. She discussed key messages from multi-stakeholder action at the Uganda Food Lab (Photo: Food and Agriculture Organisation, Creative Commons, via Flickr)

    Achieving real transformation in our food system

    Frank Mechielsen of Hivos reports back from the annual Committee for Food Security, the main international platform that explores food security concerns. He describes how joint action can deliver much needed change in the way we produce and consume our food

    23 October 2018 | Blog | Food and agriculture
  • Maize cultivation along the Kafue river in Kitwe, Zambia. Water levels in the river have decreased because of deforestation in the river’s catchment area (Photo: Barbara Adolph/IIED)

    Food, ecosystems, equality – can we have it all?

    Sustainable landscapes are essential for our future. A major international gathering will this week look at how to speed up action for more resilient, equitable, productive and climate-friendly landscapes. IIED and partners have recently launched a new project that will use innovative ways of working to promote these outcomes in Africa

    19 December 2017 | Blog | Food and agriculture
  • Despite the importance of the agriculture sector in Ethiopia, access to credit is limited (Photo: Morgana Wingard/USAID, Flickr via Creative Commons)

    Farming impacts in sub-Saharan Africa

    Three new papers looking at the way in which agriculture is contributing to development in Sub-Saharan Africa have been published as part of an ongoing series, which was launched last year on World Food Day

    23 April 2015 | News | Food and agriculture
  • A farmer near Bagré dam in Burkina Faso dries paddy rice (Photo: Barbara Adolph/IIED)

    Seven papers unpick debates on African agriculture and rural development

    To mark World Food Day, IIED, ODI and IDS have launched the first seven of 12 new papers addressing agricultural and rural development debates in sub-Saharan Africa.

    15 October 2014 | Blog | Food and agriculture
  • Women smallholders replanting rice in the irrigated area around the Bagré dam in Burkina Faso (Photo: Barbara Adolph/IIED)

    Large scale irrigated rice farming: the state must take farmers' perspectives into account

    New report by the Global Water Initiative stresses importance of considering views of farmers in agricultural policies

    3 June 2014 | News | Food and agriculture
  • Food and farming futures for small producers and indigenous peoples

    The food sovereignty paradigm affirms the fundamental right of peoples to define their food and agricultural policies.

    15 July 2009 | Article | Food and agriculture
Subscribe to RSS - Food and agricultural policies