What we’ve been reading this week

This week’s summary of the news stories, reports and blogs that have grabbed our attention. We welcome your thoughts and comments on these articles.

Managing Food Price Volatility: Policy Options to Support Healthy Diets and Nutrition in the Context of Uncertainty, Global Panel

Women in Agriculture and Gender

From Lab to Farm: Tracing the Journeys of the 2013 and 2014 AWARD Fellows, AWARD

Do the Results Match the Rhetoric? An Examination of World Bank Gender Projects, Center for Global Development

Are We “Celebrating” Women Again? IPS

Women’s Land Rights as a Foundation for Food Security, The Chicago Council

3 ways agri-businesses can be drivers of equality, Devex

Seed firms accused of neglecting female farmers, SciDevNet

Without women, African agriculture won’t withstand climate change, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Value Chains and Food for Cities

Growing Food for Growing Cities: Food System Development to Improve Food Security, The Chicago Council

Policy Solutions for Climate-Resilient Agricultural Value Chains, IISD

Urbanization as an Opportunity for Many Small-Scale Farmers, The Chicago Council

Agricultural development

Organic or conventional. Which production system can feed the world sustainably? Environmental Defense Fund

Miracle grow, The Economist

Propagate: A Coalition of Smallholder Finance Practitioners, Propagate

Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai, Taking Root Film

Timescales of transformational climate change adaptation in sub-Saharan African agriculture, Nature: Climate Change

Development Policy

What Do We Mean By Results-Based Development? Centre for Global Development

A green evolution, The Economist

Six Questions African Policymakers Must Answer Now, Centre for Global Development

230 Indicators Approved for SDG Agenda, Centre for Global Development

 

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