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The purpose of this report is to increase understanding of the nature of the challenges that agriculture and food systems are facing now and will face into the 21st century. Its analysis of 15 global trends provides insights into what is at stake and what needs to be done.

A five-year project to improve food security and small-holder farmers’ livelihoods in Ethiopia, Rwanda and Uganda has been launched by the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) in Kigali.

Three-month old Abshir, pictured at Garowe General Hospital in Puntland, Somalia, is suffering from malnutrition-related complications pictures by: Tom Pilston/Save the Children

As Uganda grapples with food insecurity, which is termed as a near crisis, it is also dealing with an influx of internal and external pastoralists searching for water and pasture for their livestoc

Step out of Juba’s makeshift tented terminal and you’ll see them lined up along the tarmac as far as the eye can see: hulking white cargo planes stamped with the acronyms of UN aid agencies and NGO

The United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan said Monday that 100,000 people “are already starving” in the country.

Edible drones filled with food, water or medicine could soon become indispensable in humanitarian emergencies by delivering live-saving supplies to remote areas hit by natural disasters or conflict

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The CIAT-led project ‘Climate-smart soil protection and rehabilitation in Benin, Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, India and Kenya’, supports the BMZ-GIZ Soil program, and intends to widen the scope of soil protection and rehabilitation for food security by aligning with the goals of CSA.

Indonesia is experiencing economic transformation, with high rates of economic growth. However, this is coupled with extensive deforestation and land use change; and economic growth brings increasing demand for energy and transport systems.

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