Arab Spatial launches Food Security Blog

A great collection of 4 inaugural stories of the new Arab Food Security Blog launched today to become an integral part of the Arab Spatial platform. With this valuable addition, the online atlas becomes not just a unique open-access information tool on development and food security in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, >> Read more

Pioneering online tool targets improved decision making in Iraq

Cross-posted from IFPRI, originally published on the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) website. Without access to accurate and comprehensive data, decision makers and researchers struggle to develop appropriate policy agendas – they lack the information they need to determine what interventions are needed, and where, and their policies may do more >> Read more

Enhancing Resilience in Arab Countries

On 16 January, Ambassadors and representatives from Arab countries, researchers, and development partners will gather in Rome, Italy to discuss how the Arab region can work to reduce the impact of crises like conflict, natural disasters and global spikes in food prices, especially on the rural poor. Organized by the International Fund for Agricultural Development >> Read more