March 2023 / Soil Fertility

The GFAR Partners in Action campaign celebrates the achievements of our diverse network of partners who are working together to shape a new, sustainable future for agriculture and food.

Each month, we showcase stories submitted by GFAR members related to a key theme in agrifood research and innovation. 

The theme for March was "Soil Fertility". Read the latest contributions from our network of members.

Soils under threat: The view from Asia

Fertile soils are essential for sustaining plant growth and producing sustainable food systems. But around the world, they face unprecedented threats and as of today, approximately one third of the world’s soil is reported to be degraded... Continue Reading

A GFAR webinar: Addressing soil fertility

Half of humanity is fed by fertilized-based foods. But many farmers are struggling to source the fertilizers they need – and chemical fertilizers are also contributing to environmental degradation. So what’s the solution? 
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GFAR Regional Fora to establish a Global NARS Consortium (GNC) in GFAR.

On March 17, 2023, the heads of the six GFAR Regional Fora signed a Declaration to establish a Global NARS Consortium (GNC) and entrusted it to GFAR.

The Regional Fora represent diverse stakeholders involved in agrifood systems transformation and agricultural research, specifically the National Agricultural Research Systems (NARS) in their regions. Continue Reading

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Next month's theme is Rural Women's Month!

If you're doing work that tells a story about the amazing women working rurally, we welcome you to use the link below!

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