Meet the women working for a just rural transition

With women constituting 43 percent of the global agricultural labour force, a just rural transition simply cannot happen without their complete and meaningful inclusion. This International Women’s Day, we are celebrating some of women working to make that transition a reality. JUDY MATU Judy Matu is the Founder and National Executive Chair of the Association … Continued

Investment partnerships needed to make rice sustainable: New report

Targeted investment partnerships are vital to achieving sustainable and equitable rice production, concludes a new report launched this week at COP27. Representing the latest research by the Sustainable Rice Landscape Initiative, an international consortium mobilizing finance for sustainable rice cultivation for 260 million smallholder farmers across Asia, the report lays out a roadmap to helping rice … Continued

It pays to invest in a just rural transition

Food systems lie at the heart of the global economy. From smallholder farmers to retail giants, the production, trade, transport and consumption of food employs over a quarter of the world’s population and generates $10 trillion every year – 12% of the global economy. Food systems also hold the potential to generate trillions more in … Continued