Shifting a burden from farming’s weakest shoulders

Insurance enables smallholders to invest with confidence The following is a guest post by Paul Castle, Head of Communications at Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture Worldwide, millions of smallholders are facing the effects of climate change. Erratic...

Partner Feature: GrainPro

If we could provide 500 million farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa with access to adequate storage systems for their crops, what result would we see? According to Jordan Dey of GrainPro, this one provision could very likely change the world. “If 500 million farmers could...

The Challenges of Hidden Hunger

According to the 2014 Global Hunger Index report, 805 million people were chronically undernourished between 2012 and 2014 across the globe; however, Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa suffer most when compared to the rest of the world. What is more,...

Key Sector Feature: Processing

The processing sector inevitably influences the sectors it surrounds. When agro-processing is left unaccounted for in the larger agricultural system, the result impacts post-harvest loss, job opportunities, market underdevelopment, and ultimately, the local economy....