Infographic while there is demonstrated achievement for agriculture in Africa, the majority short-changed their commitment keeping poverty, not people, alive.
Water - Water is a key ingredient in successful plant growth. To help increase irrigation efficiency, IFDC promotes water retention techniques such as alternate wetting and drying, drip irrigation, minimum tillage and terracing.
Family farming preserves traditional food products, while contributing to a balanced diet and safeguarding the world’s agro-biodiversity and the sustainable use of natural resources. Here is a photo of Wannian (China) Wild Rice - is a remarkable old and prototype variety, firstly grown in Heqiao village during the North and South Dynasty (420 AD - 589 AD).
What do “sustainable food systems” look like? For one thing, they use resources efficiently. Getting the most food from every drop of water, plot of land, speck of fertilizer and minute of labour saves resources for the future and makes systems more sustainable. Turning waste products like manure and food scraps into valuable fertilizer or energy can improve sustainability.