Africa’s food ‘transformation’ impossible without game changing solutions: FAO

A full-scale Africa-led agrifood systems transformation will not be possible without game changing solutions, greater investments in smallholder farmers, embracing new technology and new partnerships at all levels.  https://news.un.org/feed/view/en/story/2023/07/1139082
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Africa’s food ‘transformation’ impossible without game changing solutions: FAO
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Global agrifood systems are the climate solution, new FAO report highlights 

01 Dec 2023

Agrifood systems and the communities that support and depend on them are on the front lines of loss and damage linked to climate change, a new report released on Friday by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has revealed.

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Shift needed from ‘what the weather will be’ to ‘what the weather will do’

13 Oct 2020

Extreme weather and climate events have increased in frequency, intensity and severity as result of climate change and hit vulnerable communities disproportionately hard, a new UN report has said, calling for greater investment in effective early warning systems to strengthen countries’ resilience. 

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COP28: The UN’s net-zero food plan to save the 1.5-degree goal, combat climate ‘doomisim’

10 Dec 2023

As COP28 heads into its final working days in Dubai, the UN’s agriculture wing launched on Sunday a ground-breaking plan that looks to transform the world’s agrifood systems from a net emitter to a carbon sink by 2050.