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Discussing policies driving sustainable food systems

Most agree that agriculture and food systems urgently need to change to make progress on several Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) while staying within planetary...
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Trainee in the field of sustainable livestock production

Trainee Position:Sustainable Livestock ProductionDuty station: Freiburg, Germany Background UNIQUE is a Germany-wide and internationally leading consulting company for agriculture, forestry and sustainable land use. Since the...
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Knowledge for Sustainable Development: The Research-Policy Nexus

What The Global Development Network (GDN) is hosting its 19th global development conference on the 23-25 October 2019, to facilitate the research-policy interface in pursuit...

SNF Project Funding

Not necessarily, although it is generally the case. Written assurance of employment at a research institution in Switzerland is enough. Subject to certain conditions,...
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Call: Collaborative Research Action on Climate, Environment and Health

Open Calls Climate, Environment and Health Photo by UN Photo/Ilyas Ahmed The Belmont Forum in collaboration with Future Earth, announces a new collaborative research action for transdisciplinary...
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The Contribution of Organic Agriculture to the SDGs: Scientific evidence …

Comparative research shows that organic agriculture has great potential to improve economic, environmental and social conditions in rural areas in low-income countries. The time...
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Mapping Food Systems: A Participatory Research Tool Tested in Kenya and Bolivia

Introduction Today's unsustainable and inequitable food systems demand attention. Top-down rural development, industrial agriculture, and oligopolistic food systems have been increasingly called into question (Altieri...
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Nutrition-Sensitive Agriculture Interventions in Mountain Areas – Lessons Learned From a 5-Country Project to...

Introduction About 45% of the people living in developing countries' rural mountain areas are vulnerable to hunger, poverty, and malnutrition (Romeo, Vita, Testolin, et al...

Water in Crisis

2018 was the fourth-hottest year on record, and it will not remain an exception. Heat and droughts have decimated harvests in Europe. India has...
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GlobalFood Symposium 2020

Göttingen, 24-25 April 2020Announcement and Call for Papers Global agri-food systems are undergoing a rapid transformation, involving new food standards, new technologies, novel forms of...