Why small commercial farmers hold the key to lifting low income countries out of poverty.
Modeling shows climate change-driven drought and warming will drive down yields of rice, wheat, and corn.
The world’s population is will hit 9.5 billion by 2050. Meanwhile, the average age of farmers throughout Africa and Asia is currently 60. Who will feed everyone?
To make the large leaps that raise living standards and reduce hunger and malnutrition, begin with agriculture.
Global demand for animal proteins is steadily rising, yet livestock has an outsized carbon footprint. How to thread this needle.
The Indian government can do more to boost incomes and reduce risks for farmers. Some suggestions.
Research in Malawi shows that farmers are more likely to adopt conservation agriculture practices when their neighbors are using them—suggesting financial incentives can help to create a virtuous circle.
An approach aimed at supporting smallholders can put them at an economic disadvantage, research shows.
A forum in Dhaka examines the promise and challenges of crop insurance for smallholders as a hedge against growing climate impacts.
Small scale irrigation projects yield agricultural gains—but create unanticipated problems for women farmers in Tanzania.