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Launch new call for proposals Urbanising Deltas of the World

Urbanising Deltas of the World (UDW) is an NWO research and innovation programme that aims to contribute to global water safety, food security and sustainable economic development in river deltas worldwide, by providing more effective and efficient responses to urbanization and climate change. UDW has launched a new call for proposals (€3M), which aims to »

FAO report “Deep Roots”

Deep Roots is a new publication from U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). This large, richly illustrated book takes a closer look at the momentum generated by the International Year of Family Farming (IYFF) in 2014. According to FAO, the book examines “family farming policy development and actions at international, regional, national, municipal and local »

African networks and institutions working in Integrated Soil Fertility Management

A new report is available, entitled “Strategic partnership for the Fertile Grounds Initiative“. It provides an overview of African networks and institutions working to improve soil fertility and lists relevant national, sub-regional and Pan-African programmes by governmental, private sector, academic and civil society organizations. It provides the Fertile Grounds Initiative with ideas to build strategic »

The Fertile Grounds Initiative

The Fertile Grounds Initiative (FGI) was designed as a coordinated strategy of collaboration between actors in nutrient management at various spatial scales. FGI is based on eight subcomponents, which  bring together the supply and demand of nutrients within a specific geographical area to make optimum use of site-specific interventions and available nutrients, supplemented with external »