The European Alliance on Agricultural knowledge for Development

Food systems of Indigenous Peoples

Food systems of Indigenous Peoples who retain connection to long-evolved cultures and patterns of living in local ecosystems present a treasure of knowledge that contributes to well-being and health, and can benefit all humankind.  This book seeks to define and describe the diversity in food system use, nutrition and health in 12 rural case studies […]

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INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD SYSTEMS

INNOVATION AND DEVELOPMENT IN AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD SYSTEMSGuy Faure (coordination éditoriale), Yuna Chiffoleau (coordination éditoriale), Frédéric Goulet (coordination éditoriale), Ludovic Temple(coordination éditoriale), Jean-Marc Touzard (coordination éditoriale) Innovation is often presented as one of the main catalysts for more sustainable and inclusive development. In the agricultural and food sectors, innovation is characterized not only by specificities […]

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Evaluation of the German official development actors from a partner country perspective

GERMAN AID FROM A PARTNER COUNTRY PERSPECTIVE  Faust, J., S. Leiderer, T. Masaki and B. Parks (2016), German Aid from a Partner Perspective. Experiencebased Perceptions from AidData’s 2014 Reform Efforts Survey, German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval), Bonn. 4 pages A key lesson from the past six decades of international development cooperation is that country […]

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Towards farmer-led research: a guidebook

Towards farmer-led research: a guidebookby Fioret C, Johnson K, Lam S, Thompson M & Hargreaves SK (2018) The 24-page booklet Towards farmer-led research: a guidebook, published in 2018 by the Ecological Farmers Association of Ontario (EFAO), is a guide to working together with farmers in research. It synthesises literature on farmer-led research from around the […]

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Assessing the Role of Cattle in Sustainable Food Systems

Assessing the Role of Cattle in Sustainable Food Systems Nutrition Today: July/August 2018 – Volume 53 – Issue 4 – p 160-165 Balancing agriculture production with nutrition goals and environmental concerns forms a complex trilemma for food policy decisions. Critical questions within the trilemma debate revolve around (1) what is the optimal measure of environmental […]

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Safety evaluation of certain contaminants in food

Safety evaluationof certaincontaminantsin foodWHO FOOD ADDITIVES SERIES: 74 FAO JECFA Monographs 19 bis Prepared by the eighty-third meeting of the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA)© World Health Organization and Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2018992 pages The full monograph on the 83rd JECFA appeared in recent days. Clocking in […]

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