Land, water, seeds and other natural resources are not only vital for the world’s small-scale food producers, they form part of our common heritage, are a matter of fundamental human rights concern, and are at the core of any vision for a sustainable and shared planet.
The lack of adequate and secure access to land and natural resources for the rural and urban poor is one of the key causes of hunger and poverty in the ... Read more
The vast majority of people suffering from hunger and malnutrition are poor and marginalised, struggling to survive in rural areas. About 50 per cent of people suffering from hunger are ... Read more
For thousands of years, farmers across the globe have been selecting, nurturing, breeding and saving seed, leading to great agricultural diversity. Farmers have cultivated crop varieties to deal with many different ... Read more
Climate change is a change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns when that change lasts for an extended period of time (i.e., decades to millions of years). Climate change ... Read more