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September 23, 2021

UN Food Summit Scientific Group: New agreements needed now to improve food systems

September 17, 2021

Inaugural Openag Symposium at university of Oxford outlines a climate-positive relationship between agriculture, climate change, and food security

September 14, 2021

Tracking wild peanut genes to improve crop resilience - DNA detectives show how important seed exchange is to food security

September 8, 2021

How can we produce more food on less land?

September 7, 2021

Genebanks have safely stored seeds crucial for food security for decades, study finds

Australia - $4m funding to look at Northern Territory food security and drought resilience (Katherine Times)

September 1, 2021

Game-changing GM crop finally planted in Nigeria - After decades of research, Nigeria’s farmers are growing a GM version of their staple legume that will help millions combat hunger and poverty (Cosmos)

August 27, 2021

Can Uganda attain zero-hunger? New study projects food demand in 2030 and considers the implications for meeting the Sustainable Development Goals

August 26, 2021

UC Davis researchers using artificial intelligence to address food insecurity

August 23, 2021

South Asia Biosafety Program - Public research delivers plant science innovation to improve food and nutrition security

August 20, 2021

From molecule to market: Using innovative plant breeding to build global food security

August 17, 2021

Resilient food production, climate change and the environment – a triple challenge

Nigeria - Federal government targets improved food production with Seed Protection Act (Guardian)

August 13, 2021

IWGSC to hold webinar entitled "Wheat to eat: accelerating plant breeding to address global food & nutrition security"

July 29, 2021

Save our pollinators, save our world - The director of the Texas A&M Honey Bee Lab explains the large role these small insects and animals play in our food supply

July 28, 2021

Protecting plants will protect people and the planet - Understanding the relationship between climate change and plant health is key to conserving biodiversity and boosting food production today and for future generations

July 26, 2021

FAO Director-General: World faces historic task to turn the tide on ending hunger, poverty and achieving the other SDGs - QU Dongyu urges global leaders at Rome gathering to change policies, mind-sets and business models to transform agri-food systems

Plant breeding: Answer to food security in Bangladesh (The Financial Express)

La Suisse veut refaire ses stocks de semences pour répondre aux crises (RTS)

July 23, 2021

Meta-analysis shows that future food demand will increase between 35-56% over the period 2010-2050
Meta-analyse laat zien dat de vraag naar voedsel met 35% tot 56% zal stijgen tussen 2010-2050

July 20, 2021

Burkina Faso begins the journey toward SAFEVEG - Healthy, locally produced vegetables will soon be part of markets and meals in the West African country

July 15, 2021

Rothamstedt ready to help fix 'broken' food system - From better nutrition to improved farming, Institute research is at forefront of ‘future-proofed food

June 29, 2021

Stronger corn stalks could lead to greater food security

June 24, 2021

Nanotechnology and artificial intelligence could hold key to unlocking global food security challenge

June 22, 2021

Africa can be self-sufficient in rice production

June 21, 2021

The Irish Seed Savers Association - This community seed program is ensuring the future of food in Ireland (Euronews)

June 18, 2021

Organic farming could feed Europe by 2050

June 4, 2021

Semences sélectionnées : Une meilleure adaptation aux changements climatiques (La Presse de Tunisie)

June 1, 2021

Seed biodiversity: The life insurance of our food production - Five countries protecting and preserving food biodiversity for resilient agri-food systems

May 27, 2021

Beyond wheat: expanding genetic resources to meet global food demand



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