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CIAT partners with the AIDF Food Security Summit

Save the date for this international debate on efficient and sustainable food production in Asia....

  •  September 19, 2014

Fire retardant tests show very promising results

On World Refugee Day, Friday 20 June 2014, NRS International has tested the burning behavior...

  •  September 05, 2014

Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security: Highlights from the IFPRI 2020 Conference

Resilience is not just a buzzword. It has new meaning. It is about ability, capacity,...

  •  August 28, 2014

World Humanitarian Day:  Infographic about the importance of partnerships in disaster management

Aid & International Development Forum, releases an infographic on “How Partnerships & Technology Can Improve...

  •  August 15, 2014

Food Security summit on agricultural and nutrition challenges and solutions in Asia Pacific

Government representatives, UN agencies, NGOs, development banks and private sector companies are gathering in October...

  •  August 07, 2014

Top 50 Organisations to Follow on Twitter

Welcome to the list of Who to Follow on Twitter for Disaster Relief. This list...

  •  August 06, 2014

The current state of fleet risk for risk management in the aid and development space

The current state of fleet risk and best practices for risk management in the aid...

  •  August 05, 2014

Sustainable agriculture and food systems in Asia

This technical briefing builds upon the discussions and presentations given at the SWITCH-Asia session on...

  •  August 05, 2014

Challenges in humanitarian information management and exchange: evidence from Haiti

There is a growing recognition of the critical role humanitarian information management and exchange (HIME)...

  •  August 05, 2014

FMC Corporation opens new Asia Innovation Center in Shanghai

FMC Corporation, officially opened its Asia Innovation Center in the Zhangjiang Hi-Tech Park in the...

  •  July 30, 2014

Top 50 Organisations to Follow on Twitter

Welcome to the list of ‘Who to Follow on Twitter for Food Security’. This list...

  •  July 30, 2014

Disaster relief summit to address the world’s increasing need of more efficient disaster response

NGOs, UN agencies, Governments, Military & Defense representatives, and private sector experts will gather in...

  •  July 24, 2014

World Population Day - Addressing issues of food and water insecurity

11 of July marks international World Population Day, an annual event that aims to raise...

  •  July 11, 2014

MOBILITY IS THE KEY

Whether we are discussing pre-disaster risk reduction methodologies or post disaster response, one overarching factor...

  •  July 02, 2014

Do High Food Prices Cause Food Riots?

2010 was a rough year for the global food system; droughts and wildfires consumed about...

  •  June 23, 2014

The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict

The Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict took place earlier this month between...

  •  June 17, 2014

The Impact of Water Scarcity on Rural Groups in the Asia-Pacific Region

THE IMPACT OF WATER SCARCITY ON RURAL GROUPS IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION This paper draws...

  •  June 17, 2014

Food and thriving people: paradigm shifts for fair and sustainable food systems

This article looks beyond the physical sciences to address the problems of hunger, malnutrition, and...

  •  June 02, 2014

Water & Energy: Combine them both…and it will push growth!

The Swiss- based company Trunz Water Systems developed an entrepreneurial-driven business model, a so-called NEXUS...

  •  May 14, 2014

Ministerial Gathering at the AIDF Water Security Summit

The Aid International & Development Forum (AIDF) recently hosted Asia-Pacific’s first major water security summit...

  •  April 30, 2014

INTEGRATED FLOOD MANAGEMENT (IFM): a new approach to flood management

The traditional approach to floods focused on reactive practices to reduce exposure to flooding and...

  •  April 09, 2014

FACING DROUGHTS - The Integrated Drought Management Programme (IDMP)

The IPCC finds with high confidence an increased risk of drought-related water and food shortage...

  •  April 09, 2014

IPPC Report - The world is ill-prepared for risks from a changing climate

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued a report yesterday that says the effects...

  •  April 01, 2014

NURTURING PARTNERSHIPS

The report has been produced based on contributions from world-leading experts including FAO, ADB, UNESCAP,...

  •  March 14, 2014

CATALYZING WATER FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AND GROWTH

We are delighted to republish the “Catalyzing Water for Sustainable Development and Growth” report from...

  •  March 14, 2014

#CRISISMAPPING FOR RECOVERY: CRISIS CLEAN UP - A COLLABORATION TOOL

A truism in emergency management is that after a disaster thousands of people want to...

  •  February 26, 2014

DIGITAL HUMANITARIANS: FROM HAITI EARTHQUAKE TO TYPHOON YOLANDA

We’ve been able to process and make sense of a quarter of a million tweets...

  •  February 26, 2014

WATER: AT THE CENTER OF THE WATER-ENERGY-FOOD NEXUS

The nexus of water, energy and food issues is at the heart of many global...

  •  February 26, 2014

STRENGTHENING URBAN WATER SYSTEMS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

As future water supplies become increasingly threatened by climate change – characterised by increased flooding...

  •  February 26, 2014

REDUCING FOOD WASTE TO HELP TACKLE CLIMATE CHANGE

It is a sobering fact of modern life that while in some countries food is...

  •  February 26, 2014

ROLE OF EMERGING COUNTRIES IN CLIMATE-SMART AGRICULTURE

Agriculture is extremely vulnerable to climate change, and the sector, together with forestry and land-use...

  •  February 26, 2014

COMBINING RADIO, SMS AND ADVANCED COMPUTING FOR DISASTER RESPONSE

I’m headed to the Philippines this week to collaborate with the UN Office for the...

  •  February 26, 2014

WATER SECURITY AND CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Ghana and its Volta River, which supports the livelihoods of millions in six West African...

  •  February 26, 2014

THE SCOPE FOR CLIMATE SMART AGRICULTURE

Dealing with food insecurity is among the greatest global challenges over the next decades. Food...

  •  February 25, 2014

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