Disabilities convention supports ‘inclusive, accessible, and sustainable world’ |

“Together, we can make sure that every person…can fully participate in every aspect of life – social, economic, cultural, and political”, said Secretary-General António Guterres, adding...

EFF Urges Congress to Strengthen the American Data Privacy and Protection Act

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). EFF has long been in the business of searching for ways to guarantee digital privacy. That made essential that, ahead of...

EFF’s Flagship Jewel v. NSA Dragnet Spying Case Rejected by the Supreme Court

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). We all deserve the right to have a private conversation online. That's why EFF has taken on government surveillance for the...

How the Federal Government Buys Our Cell Phone Location Data

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Over the past few years, data brokers and federal military, intelligence, and law enforcement agencies have formed a vast, secretive partnership...

Doubling global potato production in 10 years is possible

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Potatoes could contribute even more to world history and global food security, and total production of the food crop could double...

How the humble potato is already helping to end world hunger

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Consumed by more than a billion people worldwide, including many of the world’s poorest, potato has long been one of the...

WPC declaration aims to grow sustainability profile of potatoes

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). During the closing session of the 11th WPC in Dublin, WPC Inc. president Romain Cools unveiled the ‘Declaration of Dublin’. The World...

FAO: Doubling global potato production in 10 years is possible

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Potatoes could make a greater contribution to global food security, according to the director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO)...

Svalbard Global Seed Vault seed collection continues to blossom

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Left to right: Bronislovas Gelvonauskis of Lithuania’s State Forest Service, Angeles Gomez Borrego and Luis Guasch Pereira of the Spanish … international...

Technologies for development: the silver bullet?

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Mobile technologies can offer great solutions in the fight against diseases, but nevertheless face-to-face communication remains equally important. Co-design of these...

Abren las puertas de la ‘Bóveda del Fin del Mundo’ en Noruega, entérate qué...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). En este lugar hay al menos un millón de semillas de todo tipo y sólo abre pocas veces al año. y Trigo,...

International consultation on biodiversity concludes in Wayanad

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Programme organised by Community Agrobiodiversity Centre of M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation in connection with silver jubilee … of agrobiodiversity, said Vania Azevedo,...

Día de la Papa: 580 variedades son de Ecuador

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Ecuador conmemora el Día Nacional de la Papa resaltando la importancia de su producción, comercialización y consumo. dedican a su cultivo y...

PERUMIN INSPIRA: Innovadores sociales podrán presentar sus proyectos hasta el 15 de junio

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). En el marco de las actividades de cara al desarrollo de PERUMIN 35 Convención Minera, se anunció la ampliación del periodo...

RFP: African Agricultural Transformation Initiative (AATI) Consultant

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). RFP: African Agricultural Transformation Initiative (AATI) Consultant - AGRA

What’s in a name? Sweetpotato farmers in Uganda can tell us!

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). What’s in a name? And when is a name just a name?  In Busoga region of eastern Uganda, the names for two morphologically similar varieties offer insights...

US leadership needed to end world hunger

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Des Moines, Iowa, 23 February 2021—24 World Food Prize Laureates from across the globe, dedicated to driving change in food systems,...

World Food Prize Laureates urge US President to make fighting global hunger a top...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Des Moines, USA, 23 February 2021—Today, the World Food Prize Foundation released a powerful statement penned by 24 of its Laureates...

World Food Prize Laureates open letter

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Dear Mr. President, As World Food Prize Laureates from across the globe, we have dedicated decades to driving change in food systems,...

Healthy germplasm = healthy plants = stronger food systems 

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Among the many challenges posed by climate change and its impacts on agriculture, improving plant health faces numerous obstacles and yet holds perhaps the greatest potential...

Pest management requires holistic solutions to mobile challenges 

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Smallholder farming produces 50% of the world’s food and holds great promise for strengthening global food systems and improving livelihoods in the poorest countries. But climate change...

Women Custodians Safeguard the Future of Our Food

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). The Andean region is the center of origin of many nutritious, diverse foods, including native Andean potatoes and grains such as...

Heat tolerance found in sweet potato cultivars could protect food security from the effects...

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Media: European Commission Continue reading Heat tolerance found in sweet potato cultivars could protect food security from the effects of climate change...

Thrust on producing orange-fleshed sweetpotato in large scale

Photo credit: DiasporaEngager (www.DiasporaEngager.com). Media: The Daily Observer Continue reading Thrust on producing orange-fleshed sweetpotato in large scale at International Potato Center. Source of original article:...