The 8th World Sustainability Forum 15/09/2020 – 17/09/2020, VIRTUAL, Switzerland
The 8th World Sustainability Forum – WSF2020 15 – 17 September 2020, VIRTUAL, Basel, Switzerland Welcome from the Conference Chairs September 2020 marks the 5th birthday of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. If it were a child and given the right circumstances, it would now have developed fine motor […]
Webinar Recording Of COVID-19: A Wake-Up Call For Food System Change In Africa
See the edited highlights of the webinar or listen to the audio recording. The coronavirus crisis has clearly exposed the weakness of current food systems and the fragility of Africa’s dependence on foreign imports of staple foods and agrochemical farming inputs. This conversation unpacked the issues and sought sustainable solutions. The edited video recording is […]
KENYA: Rice farmers yields expected to double up with the new System of Rice Intensification technology
The National Irrigation Board in Kenya is promoting a rice production system (SRI) to improve food security. The programme combines using certified seeds and intensive water management with high levels of farmer sensitization.