Rainer Thiele

Food security in poor rural areas: the twofold challenge of raising agricultural productivity and adapting to climate change

Posted on by , and

Image: Desert
Securing global food systems

On April 27 2017, representatives from some of the world’s most powerful economies will convene at the G20 international conference on rural development in Berlin. Ahead of this event, we argue that without concerted efforts to help small-scale farmers raise productivity and adapt to climate change the G20 will not come close to attaining its goal of securing global food systems as envisaged in the 2017 G20 Agriculture Ministers’ Declaration.

Read the rest of this entry »