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April 19, 2024

FFAR grant unites urban agriculture operations to increase food security

March 6, 2024

Collaborating for a more secure food system - Q&A with Inari’s Ponsi Trivisvavet and InterGrain’s Tress Walmsley

July 17, 2023

Risiko von Ernteausfällen durch Klimawandel höher als angenommen (Top Agrar)

October 12, 2021

10th Annual Global Food Security Index shows overall decline in food security

October 11, 2021

AgTech NEXT 2021 concludes with a focus on the impact of climate change on food security

September 29, 2021

A landmark achievement: The story of improved cowpea

July 29, 2021

Save our pollinators, save our world - The director of the Texas A&M Honey Bee Lab explains the large role these small insects and animals play in our food supply

July 26, 2021

FAO Director-General: World faces historic task to turn the tide on ending hunger, poverty and achieving the other SDGs - QU Dongyu urges global leaders at Rome gathering to change policies, mind-sets and business models to transform agri-food systems

April 20, 2021

Canadian perspectives on food security and plant breeding

March 24, 2021

Seed at the strating point - Our sector takes part in the journey to the Food Systems Summit 2021
La semence : premier maillon de l’agriculture - Notre secteur participe au cheminement versle Sommet sur les systèmes alimentaires 2021
Las semillas como punto de arranque - Nuestro sector forma parte del viaje a la Cumbre Sobre Sistemas Alimentarios de 2021

March 23, 2021

How does the USDA help make global seed trade safer?

February 23, 2021

Global Food Security Index metrics rank North America as top-performing region - Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) releases the findings of 2020 Global Food Security Index (GFSI), sponsored by Corteva Agriscience

2020 Global Food Security Index shows overall decline in food security - Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) releases the findings of 2020 Global Food Security Index (GFSI) sponsored by Corteva Agriscience

February 9, 2021

Stopping climate change from silently crippling the core of our food system

December 21, 2020

USA - Minnesota celebrates the 50th anniversary of Norman Borlaug winning the Nobel Peace Prize (AgWeek)

December 14, 2020

American Seed Trade Association joins call to prioritize vaccines for food and ag workers

October 14, 2020

Cornell University unites science and policy to end hunger

August 20, 2020

Declining U.S. plant breeding programs impacts food security

August 7, 2020

Decline in public plant breeding programs across the United States could impact food security

July 30, 2020

How global responses to COVID-19 threaten global food security

Report provides new framework for understanding climate risks, impacts to U.S. agriculture

July 29, 2020

Decline of bees, other pollinators threatens U.S. crop yields - Largest study of its kind highlights risk to global food security

July 6, 2020

Current outbreaks of COVID-19 and the international movement of seeds - A statement from the International Seed Federation

June 3, 2020

From seed to supermarket: What does it take to put produce on your plate?

May 27, 2020

Re-engineering America’s fresh produce supply chain post Covid-19 for greater resilience, inclusiveness and sustainability (Vertical Farming)

May 26, 2020

Pandemics aren’t limited to people: How the world’s most famous seed vault defends plants against their next big outbreak (The  Counter)

April 29, 2020

U.S. aid package for farmers has parallels to Great Depression, says Purdue University historian

Latest statement from the World Seed Partnership partners

April 21, 2020

Global Report on Food Crises reveals scope of food crises as COVID-19 poses new risks to vulnerable countries - Annual report on acute food insecurity and malnutrition published today

Joint statement on COVID-19 impacts on food security and nutrition - FAO, IFAD, the World Bank and WFP on the occasion of the Extraordinary G20 Agriculture Minister's Meeting


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