The “aftershock” from recent crises have rippled across the globe, with tangible effects seen not just in soaring food prices and protests spanning Africa, Latin America, and Europe, but also in exacerbating trends of forced displacement and escalating food crises worldwide. At the helm of the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Johan Swinnen draws attention to the critical strategies needed to transform our existing food systems, to make them more resilient and sustainable.
Summary of the first keynote speeches of Tropentag 2023, hosted by Professor Johan Swinnen, Jody Harris, and Dr. Catherine Nakalembe
More than 73 Scientists from 33 different countries drawn from Latin America, Asia and Africa get support from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to participate in the Tropentag 2023 International Conference on Food Security,
Loud chatter, exciting voices and what feels like a perfect networking scene. This was the atmosphere in the room, as invited guests and participants filled up the hall for the opening ceremony of the Tropentag
Background: Every year “Foundation Fiat Panis” awards graduates who actively contribute to either the improvement of food supply or the reduction of causes of hunger as a part of their graduate research. The call for
It was an early start for those interested in a discussion about CGIAR’s newest initiative ‘Mixed Farming Systems in the Tropics, a CGIAR Initiative in 5 countries’. But Santiago López Ridaura, senior scientist at CIMMYT,