News Coverage

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Media Coverage

What Food Do We Grow, and Who Gets to Eat It? by Bruce Campbell (Scientific American Blogs, 24.06.12)

Ciência para agricultura sustentável e que resista às mudanças climáticas (O Globo, 21.06.12)

US$5 billion agricultural research portfolio unveiled by Daniela Hirschfeld (SciDev, 20.06.12)

Q&A: Putting Science to Work for Small Farmers (IPS Terraviva, 20.06.12)

‘Farming’ the Issues at Rio+20 by Francis Vorhies (Forbes, 20.06.12)

Farmers must lead environmental sustainability fight – experts by Laurie Goering (Alertnet, 19.06.12)

Global network for organic farming research announced at Rio+20 by Mićo Tatalović and Daniela Hirschfeld (SciDev, 19.06.12)

Land Ownership Key to Greening Economy by Isaiah Esipisu (IPS Terraviva, 19.06.12)

Preocupação com a preservação da natureza gera protestos no Rio de Janeiro by Globo TV (Brazilian National TV, 18.06.12) 
- CGIAR portfolio announcement
- Need scientific study for food security/climate change adaptation
- Interview with Elcio Guimaraes, CIAT
- Call for countries to invest in their agriculture sectors

Business backs agricultural growth corridors in Africa by Sean de Cleene (Alertnet, 18.06.12)

600 Global Experts Convene to Discuss Agriculture’s Role in a Green Economy (In2EastAfrica, 18.06.12)

Food prices: Leaders seek a long-term solution to hunger pains by Javier Blas (Financial Times, 18.06.12)

CGIAR launches global agricultural research portfolio worth $5 billion (SpyGhana, 18.06.12)

by Brian Clark Howard (National Geographic, 16.06.12)

Let’s Start Treating The Environment As a Shared Asset by Colin Chartres (Reuters Alertnet, 16.06.12)

CGIAR Chief Pledges to ‘Cement’ Reforms by Busani Bafana (SciDev, 15.06.12)

RIO+20 and sustainable agriculture: The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture by Kirsten Khire and Damiana Astudillo (Reuters Alertnet, 14.06.12)

Rio+20 must commit to tranforming the global food system by Carlos A. Nobre (Reuters Alertnet, 14.06.12)

Smallholders Anchor Sustainable Development at Rio+20(All Africa, 14.06.12)

Creating Climate-Smart Villages in South Asia by Charlie Pye-Smith (Reuters Alertnet, 13.06.12)

Your guide to science and technology at Rio+20 by Aisling Irwin (SciDev, 12.06.12)

Rio+20: How to feed the world without wrecking the planet by Bruce Campbell (The Huffington Post, 11.06.12)

Preview: Rio+20 (NFU Online, 11.06.12)

More to starve in africa as food output drops by Dann Okoth (Standard Media, 10.06.12)

Rio+20: Getting Global Governance to work for Hunger and Climate Change by Bruce Campbell (The Huffington Post, 08.06.12)

Appel aux acteurs de Rio +20 pour recentrer les débats sur l’agriculture (New Agriculturist, 08.06.12)

Climate conversations – A turn to old crop varieties for tough times (Prevention Web, 07.06.12)

A turn to old crop varieties for tough times by Charlie Pye-Smith (Reuters Alertnet, 06.06.12)

Agricultural research funds escape austerity cuts by Anthony Barker (Reuters Alertnet, 30.05.12)

INTERVIEW-Agricultural research funds escape austerity cuts by Anthony Barker (Reuters Africa, 30.05.12)

Green value chains transform vulnerable farmers into entrepreneurs (Reuters Alertnet, 29.05.12)

Making Farming Better In Developing Countries by Joe DeCapua (Voice of America, 29.05.12)

Seca nos EUA pode impulsionar forte alta dos alimentos, diz instituto internacional (Expresso MT, 29.05.12)

For food security, farm smarter not, plow more land by Joseph Gumisiriza (iRwanda, 29.05.12)

Green value chains transform vulnerable farmers into entrepreneurs by Naoufel Telahigue and Rami Abu (All Africa, 29.05.12)

Food security, farm smarter not, plow more land (IGIHE, 28.05.12)

Small scale farmers harvest against the odds in Niger by Timothy Ledwith (All Africa, 28.05.12)

How to grow more rice with less water by Bas Bouman (Reuters Alertnet, 28.05.12)

How to grow more rice with less water by Bas Bouman (The Truth about Trade, 28.05.12)

Small scale farmers harvest against the odds in Niger by Timothy Ledwith (Reuters Alertnet, 28.05.12)

Will agriculture make it at Rio+20? by Robynne Anderson (Reuters Alertnet, 24.05.12)

Livestock – Cure or Curse? by Neil Palmer (Reuters Alertnet, 24.05.12)

Africa: Will agriculture make it at Rio+20? by Robynne Anderson (All Africa, 24.05.12)

Nations Need Food Security Goals by Mark Kinver (BBC, 23.05.12)

Food Security – A Ripe Opportunity for the G8 by Bruce Campbell (The Huffington Post, 18.05.12)

Live Blogs

Food security: a question of justice and human dignity by Cecilia Schubert (CCAFS, 22.06.12)

4th Agriculture and Rural Development Day at Rio+20: Focus on youth (YPARD, 21.06.12)

“Landscape approaches” can end the debate that pits agriculture against forests, say experts by Catriona Moss (CIFOR, 21.06.12)

Measuring Smallholder Resilience #Rioplus20 by Esther Penunia, Elwyn Grainger-Jones and Jeffrey A. Brez (International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), 20.06.12)

RIO+20: 600 Global Experts Convene to Discuss Agriculture’s Role in a Green Economy at Agriculture Day Event (The Non-profit Press, 20.06.12)

Moving ahead with actions on transforming the global food system by Sir John Beddington (Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change, 19.06.12)

Women on the Agenda at Agriculture and Rural Development Day by Danielle Nierenberg (Nourishing the Planet, 19.06.12)

A New Vision for Sustainable Agriculture for Rio+20 Summit by Bruce Campbell (Huffington Post, 19.06.12)

Monday events highlight food security and sustainability at Rio+20 by Emile Frison (Bioversity, 19.06.12)

It’s All Connected: Landscape Approaches to Sustainable Development by Rachel Kyte (World Bank, 19.06.12)

Agriculture’s Key Role in Sustainable Development(CGIAR, 18.06.12)

Livestock on the Plus Side for a Change by Nathan Russell (The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), 18.06.12)

Rio+20 and Agriculture’s Journey by Nathan Russell (The International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), 18.06.12)

Agriculture and Rural Development Day at Rio+20(Nourishing the Planet, 18.06.12)

Making Farming Better In Developing Countries (AgriLink, 30.05.12)