The complex relationship between deforestation and diet diversity in the Amazon  

As increasing areas of the Amazonian rainforest are converted into agricultural land, scientists are examining how this is linked with local...

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Researchers and entrepreneurs bring back forgotten gems: underutilized crops transformed into healthy snacks

Researchers are exploring innovative technologies that could offer alternative organic, nutritious, and readily available yet affordable snacks.

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Post-COVID-19: we need a food systems approach to achieve zero-deforestation diets

How and what we eat has caused undue damage to forests. Over the years, the clamor for a shift to sustainable diets has grown. Finding an effective...

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How COVID-19 is impacting banana-producing countries

Alliance researchers share survey results and firsthand video testimonials from banana networks in India, Ecuador, and Ghana as they support recovery...

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Working across institutions and disciplines for science-based responses to fight COVID-19 in Ethiopia

Agricultural researchers are applying data sharing and analytics to improve COVID testing and treatment, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health...

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Not so robust: robusta coffee more sensitive to warming than previously thought

Widely considered to better prepared for climate change than arabica coffee, a new study from Southeast Asia shows robusta coffee production decreases...

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AI goes underground: root crop growth predicted with drone imagery

Using machine learning, scientists can analyze drone images shot above the soil to understand how root crops respond to drought or heat beneath the...

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Scientists unlock secrets of Ethiopia's superfood in race to save it from warming climate

Ethiopia's native staple food grain teff is at risk, with 80% of production to be hit by higher temperatures soon if not protected. For the first...

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Protecting income-generating cassava from virus duo

While the world worries about the global impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, smallholder cassava farmers in South-East Asia are being affected by...

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Food Safety for All by All 

Reflecting on World Food Safety Day 2020's theme "Food safety, everybody's business", Mercy Lungaho explains its importance within Kenyan food...

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