February 2016 Issue
The latest news, views and content direct to your inbox from the global sustainable agricultural coalition Farming First
We are kicking off 2016 with a spotlight on all things science! Explore 28 ways scientific innovations are shaping global development in our new interactive essay produced in partnership with CGIAR, and read brand new blogs from speakers at this week's Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture in Abu Dhabi.


Farming First partners with CGIAR to Celebrate Science & Innovation
Scientific discoveries and innovations are helping farmers make breakthroughs every day. Helping them feed their families, earn a better living, and look after the natural resources we all rely on. Click to explore our new online resource, built in partnership with CGIAR Consortium, that showcases these game-changing innovations, with a unique collection of case studies, photographs and videos.
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Want to Influence the Climate Debate? Get Your SBSTA Submissions in by 9th March!
UNFCCC accredited organisations can now make submissions to the Subsidiary Body for Scientific and Technological Advice on the topic of adaptation measures and assessment of agricultural practices and technologies to enhance productivity in a sustainable manner. Click here to make your submission, or "read more" to access a new info note on this topic, from Farming First's partner CCAFS.
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We invited speakers at the Global Forum for Innovations in Abu Dhabi to blog for us about the innovations that they will be presenting at the event...
Young Agripreneurs, Your Time is Now!

by João Igor
Co-Founder, CoolFarm
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Strategies to Transform the Livestock Sector

by Harinder Makkar, Animal Production & Health Division, FAO
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Integrating Food Systems to Improve Nutrition

by Marc Van Amerigen, Executive Director, GAIN Alliance
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