March 2012

6 March 2012

Smallholder farmers will soon be better able to weigh up the cost and benefits of adopting new practices that support some of the most overlooked contributors to global food security — the insects and other animals that pollinate their crops and boost yields.

7 March 2012

The study, which was conducted by the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) with support from UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, shows that although urbanization presents women with more job opportunities, greater independence and fewer economic and cultural const

26 March 2012
Study raises questions about pro-poor impact of popular certification schemes.
26 March 2012

World Forest Day last week focused international attention on the urgency of better managing forests for food, fuel, climate change and natural disaster responses at a time when the stakes have never been higher