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31 Jan 2017 description

Experts meet in Delhi to discuss how South Asian countries could adopt the new drought monitoring system to better prepare and mitigate drought risks

10 Aug 2016 description


There is agreement in the scientific community that the global food system will experience unprecedented pressure in the coming decades – demographic changes, urban growth, environmental degradation, increasing disaster risk, food price volatility, and climate change will all affect food security patterns.

10 Aug 2009 description
report CGIAR

Story of the Month: August 2009

The researchers who chose the name for an improved wheat variety - Solh-02 (meaning "peace") - released in Afghanistan during 2003 had a pretty good idea of the true meaning of this word for the country's mostly rural people.