The National Research Council Lays a Path for Sustainable Agriculture in the 21st Century

By Daniel Kandy

Farmers in the U.S. are being called upon to meet the double-challenge of feeding a growing population while implementing agricultural reforms that are environmentally sustainable and socially equitable.

Researchers are identifying and seeking to address the issues that farms face and issues that reach beyond the … Continue Reading ››

China’s Agricultural Development: Lessons for Africa?

By Hauke Brankamp and Tobias Reichert

In past decades, advice from international institutions on agricultural policies and development strategies was based heavily on support for free markets and minimal public intervention. But in many regions, particularly in Africa, these strategies did not lead to significant poverty reduction and improvements in agricultural productivity. China, on the other … Continue Reading ››