How do we build inclusive spaces when developing geospatial services? How can we ensure that the services developed by SERVIR benefit all of society—particularly the most vulnerable—in the context of a rapidly changing climate?
During its six years, the USAID Agricultural Growth and Rural Opportunities (USAID AGRO) Activity solidified and sustained its achievements by fully integrating climate risk management (CRM) into its agricultural development approach.
CGIAR has developed biofortified crop varieties and supportive seed, production and post-harvest technologies that can contribute significantly to meeting humanitarian nutrition interventions in fragile environments.
In the dairy sector, low-emissions development (LED) often utilizes intensification practices that reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and increase yield. However, LED focuses on technical practices and outcomes, seldom considering the subsequent impacts on women’s and men's social distribution of burdens and benefits.
Climate change and population growth are increasing concerns for global food security. Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached record high levels and the world is currently on track to overshoot the targets of the Paris Agreement.
This innovative partnership between USAID and PepsiCo is demonstrating that women’s empowerment can increase the potato supplier base for PepsiCo, improve yields and profitability for rural farmers and PepsiCo, and promote the adoption of sustainable and regenerative farming practices.
Milk or sugar? Americano or cappuccino? When it comes to coffee, these are more commonly asked questions than what concerns me as a coffee-drinking forester: What is coffee’s carbon footprint? Has this cup contributed to deforestation? These questions also concern coffee buyers trying to “green” their supply chains.
Agricultural market systems are transforming because of climate change. Although each transformation is unique, they occur in places where there are adequate market systems and institutional capacity to enable them to adapt.
Research increasingly shows that climate change disproportionately impacts women, and we can see this unfold in agriculture. Mozambique is one of the most susceptible countries to climate change in the world.
In association with the Leaders Summit on Climate Change, hosted by President Biden April 22 and 23, partners of the LEDS Global Partnership (LEDS GP) announced the following high-ambition regional and global initiatives.