Robynne Anderson's Emerging Thoughts on Ag

Monthly Archives: January 2015

UN Stresses Need for Preventing Loss of Agricultural Genetic Resources

The need for the preservation and study of genetic diversity in agriculture took centre-stage during the FAO’s Commission biennial meeting on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture on January 19. In the context of rapidly advancing climate change and a growing global population, FAO Deputy Director-General Maria Helena Semedo was present at the event to […]

Integrated Water & Land Management Position

Dr. Mahmoud Solh is chairperson of the food and nutritional security theme area for the volunteer team working on the International Year of Pulses in 2016. He is a fine leader and it has been a joy to work with him on several projects. His team at The International Center for Agricultural Research in the […]