Be part of the global conversation on the future of agri-food research and innovation

  Do you want to help determine how agri-food research and innovation can best meet the world’s development needs? Join hundreds of scientists, researchers, farmers, civil society, rural women and youth, policymakers, education, business and investment agencies from around the world at the GCARD3 Global Event, to be held in Johannesburg South Africa from 5-8… More Be part of the global conversation on the future of agri-food research and innovation

Collaboration is key to food security in Central Asia

“One, having eaten in the morning a slice of obi non with raisins, fried peas or Circassian walnut, will not be thinking about food for a long time.” – Ibn Sina (Persian polymath, 980-1037 AD) Central Asia is a fascinating region with a diverse natural environment and a rich food culture. A visitor to the… More Collaboration is key to food security in Central Asia

FLASH! Announcing the GFAR social media training in Central Asia

Central Asia and the Caucuses might not be well known to many, but it has an incredibly rich cultural history. Countries of the region–Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan–have their own specific challenges in agriculture, sustainable development and food security. That said, I have hardly ever seen any social media training held in Central… More FLASH! Announcing the GFAR social media training in Central Asia

Have your say: How to achieve food security in Central Asia?

You are invited to participate in an online consultation on “Network and Partnerships in the area of Food Security” now in progress and concluding on 7 February 2016. This discussion will serve as a preparatory stage for the upcoming International Conference on “Eurasian Food Security Network and Eurasian Soil Partnership”, a contribution to the Regional Consultation… More Have your say: How to achieve food security in Central Asia?

Wanted: Feedback on our communications project

Eight months ago, we started an ambitious project to revamp our GFAR communications. Sure, we wanted to expand our own GFAR outreach, and inform or involve more people in our projects. And by “ours”, we really meant “ours”: the outreach from GFAR and all its partners. All of our communications channels should be open to… More Wanted: Feedback on our communications project