African Biodiversity Network: Sowing Seeds for Grassroots Resilience

By Philip Newell

The African Biodiversity Network (ABN) is a collection of local groups from 12 countries across Africa fighting to protect the rich natural biodiversity of the continent from the demands of “industrial commodification” through the building of political solidarity. By synthesizing the local knowledge of their partner organizations, including The Mupo Foundation and the … Continue Reading ››

Commission Aims to Produce Clear Course of Action on Sustainable Food System

By Matt Styslinger

The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)—a consortium of international research centers focused on sustainable agricultural development—has launched a new initiative focused on agriculture’s contribution to food security in the context of climate change: the Commission on Sustainable Agriculture and Climate Change. “The food system is really not sustainable,” … Continue Reading ››