Climate

The world watches as the United States elects a new president

The announcement on Saturday that Joe Biden had been elected as the 46th president of the United States was met with a rousing global chorus of church bells, dance music and car horns. The election of Vice President Kamala Harris made history. She is the first woman, and first woman of color, elected to the office. It was a landmark victory for feminism.

Agricultural knowledge and the future of food systems: The IAASTD project

Some 12 years ago, IATP contributed to a chapter of the first International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD). About 400 authors contributed to a global report and five regionally specific reports produced with the help of two rounds of peer reviews of drafts.

Transformation now!

The COVID-19 pandemic exposes sharp injustices and system wide failures of today's prevailing food and agriculture systems - injustices that had already been accelerating over the past decade, which has proven to be the most destructive period of food production and consumption in modern history.