COVID-19 highlights the need for food systems-based policies for reducing tropical deforestation

Deforestation has many drivers but one is often overlooked: food consumption in cities that increases demand for products produced on deforested land....

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Dairy farming transforms farmers’ livelihoods

On World Milk Day, we discuss how an initiative led by the Alliance is providing training and new technology to improve milk yields in Meru County,...

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Nepali community seedbanks join forces to conserve agrobiodiversity

On the International Day for Biological Diversity, we celebrate community seedbanks that maintain and harness Nepal’s rich agricultural biodiversity...

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Caring for the seeds of the future during the quarantine

Making sure that the collections of beans, cassava, bananas, and forages remain alive, even during the quarantine, is an essential job of the Alliance...

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Farmers’ rights in practice: contributions of community seed banks

Based on empirical evidence from 16 countries, a new article addresses the question of how community seed banks contribute to the establishment of the...

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Now reading: vulnerability mapping for forest conservation and restoration

A new article presents a vulnerability mapping model turned online tool, that contributes to science-based planning for forest restoration and...

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Growing for the future: a new book on school gardens

75 contributors pooled their experiences for the newly released book “Agrobiodiversity, school gardens and healthy diets”. Case studies from around...

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Back to school: Diversity for Restoration

A new tool and a workshop in northern Peru lead the way for improved forest restoration planning in the Americas and beyond.

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An underground wood wide web for environmental health and productive landscapes

An interdisciplinary research team reports on how an underground network of tiny mycorrhizal fungi provides valuable ecosystem services.

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Godavari Basin: Agriculture facing up to Anthropocene challenges

Agriculture in the Anthropocene faces radically distinct challenges from previous decades, including significantly increasing production of food for...

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