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Press release: International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)

New Guides to De-Risk Investment in Climate-Smart Agriculture in Africa Launched by...

Rwanda Climate Services for Agriculture wins Project of the Year Award!

Aid & International Development Forum is delighted to announce the winner of the...

5 questions with Caroline Mowngera, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)

We caught up with Caroline Mowngera a Farming systems & Climate Change...

Hunger in the Sahel is a ‘disaster that the world cannot continue to ignore’

Humanitarian relief workers have warned that about 5 million people in the Sahel are...

Aid to help low income countries overcome climate change is ‘inadequate’, says Oxfam

A recent report by Oxfam has found that aid to low income countries to help them reduce...

Climate Smart Agriculture Project of the Year Award – Shortlist announced!

We are pleased to announce the shortlist for the Climate-Smart Agriculture Project...

Green Climate Fund commits a further $80 million to climate change adaptation projects

The Green Climate Fund has approved over $80 million for three new climate change...

Revolutionise African farming methods to overcome climate change, says UN

Representatives from both the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and UN Environment...

Solar irrigation systems could dramatically improve farming practices, says FAO

FAO’s latest report ‘The Benefits and Risks of Solar Powered Irrigation...

Agro-ecology key to overcoming hunger and climate crises, say FAO

Agro-ecology is a farming style that focuses on utilising nature for food production...

Interview with Ntiokam Divine, CSAYN

We caught up with Ntiokam Divine, Founder and Managing Director of CSAYN,...

A new partnership seeks to improve climate services and protect agriculture in Mozambique

The Mozambique National Institute of Meteorology (INAM) is launching a new project...

Interview with Debisi O. Araba, Africa Director, International Center for Tropical Agriculture

What is your current role at CIAT? I am the Director for CIAT in Africa. In my role,...

Land degradation could threaten 700 million people by 2050

A recent report by the Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services...

Does satellite data hold the answer to agricultural challenges in Africa?

There has been a significant growth in the availability of satellite data in recent...

Agri-tech is transforming Africa’s agricultural industry

Agriculture has a significant role in Africa as it employs 65% of the work force and...

Nominations are now open for the Project of the Year Showcase and Award

Aid & International Development Forum are pleased to open nominations for the...

Farmers in Cameroon are overcoming drought with the help of new seeds

Cameroon has been experiencing a complex humanitarian crisis since 2013 with the number...

Zambia launches a new $33 million sustainable livelihoods and forest protection programme

Climate change is causing more frequent and intense weather extremes in Zambia with...

12,000 children are being forced out of school every day due to conflict and drought in East Africa

Save the Children report that 90,000 children in East Africa risk being forced to...

FAO has launched a global platform to increase the success of Farmer Field Schools.

Farmer Field Schools are community driven programmes providing agricultural training...

Climate-smart agriculture provides a lifeline to Mali’s women

Agriculture is often a key route out of poverty for many in developing countries,...

$1.06 billion needed to protect 26 countries from famine

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation have launched a $1.06 billion...

UK scientists lead cutting edge research into ‘super crops’

New research led by UK scientists is looking to create crops that are more nutritious...

Improving Adoption of Climate-Smart Agriculture Innovations in Africa

On 17th January the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) hosted a webinar...

New guidebook will support climate smart agriculture policies

The Food and Agriculture Organization has launched a new web platform to provide a...

Building on the Past to Invest in the Future

With 2017 drawing to a close, it is now time to put 2018 in focus. Global economic...

Heat-Tolerant Wheat Could Revolutionise The Agricultural Industry

In sub-Saharan Africa, scientists have recently discovered the production of heat-tolerant...

World Soil Day - Addressing Soil Fertility to Ensure Food Security

Every year the 5th of December is marked as the World Soil Day, established by the...

World Bank Investment in Kenya Climate-Smart Agriculture

The World Bank has recently approved a $250 million USD investment to the Climate-Smart...