Hans Eenhoorn used to be a member of the UN Task Force on Hunger. He finished an assignment as associate professor of food security and entrepreneurship at Wageningen University.
"The Conference aimed to develop a roadmap with concrete actions linking agricultural-related investments, policies and measures with the transition to climate smart growth". This was a most valuable objective and the fact that thi...read more
'The Conference aims to develop a roadmap with concrete actions linking agricultural-related investments, policies and measures with the transition to climate smart growth.' This is a most valuable objective and the fact that this conference was...read more
We are now at the fourth day of the conference. Have you heard anything new on solving the problems of food security and climate change? I haven't. Let there be no mistake, organizing this conference (and it is extremely well organized) is a pos...read more
Agricultural development that enables subsistence farmers to feed their families adequately and produce surpluses to feed the cities is, for the time being, the only realistic alternative to fighting chronic hunger and poverty in sub-Saharan Afr...read more
Thanks, colleagues, for pointing to the opportunities small-scale farming holds for development. Family farmers’ position and ability to produce is crucial – not least because of their sheer numbers. How can society support, or cities absorb, hu...read more