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Here on the TMG blog our team and collaborators share our latest research, comment on current political events, and engage with debates in the many fields in which we work.

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Food Systems
Shaping tomorrow’s food systems

Shaping tomorrow’s food systems

Jörg Schindler
07 April 2022

A looming global food crisis: What should the global response be?

A looming global food crisis: What should the global response be?

Alexander Müller and Adam Prakash
07 April 2022

Food systems transformation: towards a common understanding

Food systems transformation: towards a common understanding

Sarah Zitterbarth
21 March 2022

Desert locust and climate change: a call for improved global governance

Desert locust and climate change: a call for improved global governance

Dr Elena Lazutkaite
01 March 2022

Building better resilience to desert locust and other transboundary threats amid the climate crisis

Building better resilience to desert locust and other transboundary threats amid the climate crisis

Dr Adam Prakash and Dr Elena Lazutkaite
24 February 2022

A lot on our plate: Dietary patterns as a starting point for the sustainable transformation of food systems

A lot on our plate: Dietary patterns as a starting point for the sustainable transformation of food systems

Harry Stopes and Wangu Mwangi
03 February 2022

True Cost Accounting at COP 26: A new tool to support sustainable food systems transformation

True Cost Accounting at COP 26: A new tool to support sustainable food systems transformation

Polina Korneeva
20 December 2021

What is our food worth to us?

What is our food worth to us?

Louisa Nelle
17 December 2021

Transformation: does the term still have value?

Transformation: does the term still have value?

Alexander Müller and Jes Weigelt
03 November 2021

Cheap food is expensive

Cheap food is expensive

Alexander Müller
31 March 2021

Repurposing social media

Repurposing social media

Sarah D’haen, Louisa Nelle and Irene Fabricci
09 March 2021

Building Our Food Systems Back Better

Building Our Food Systems Back Better

Alexander Müller and Jes Weigelt
30 June 2020

Covid-19 Food/Future: How are food systems reconfiguring under the current pandemic?

Covid-19 Food/Future: How are food systems reconfiguring under the current pandemic?

Matteo Lattanzi, Bruno St-Jacques and Sarah D’haen
25 June 2020

Land Governance
First Governor’s Day with Farmers takes place in Kakamega County

First Governor’s Day with Farmers takes place in Kakamega County

Atula Owade
07 March 2022

It starts with people: The human rights imperative for achieving large-scale restoration targets

It starts with people: The human rights imperative for achieving large-scale restoration targets

Wangu Mwangi and Jes Weigelt
03 February 2022

How should we apply the Voluntary Guidelines on Tenure? Takeaways from a training session ahead of the 10th anniversary of the VGGT

How should we apply the Voluntary Guidelines on Tenure? Takeaways from a training session ahead of the 10th anniversary of the VGGT

Elena Müller, Frederike Klümper
29 September 2021

Easing access to land for Africa’s youth: Are community land lease arrangements the answer?

Easing access to land for Africa’s youth: Are community land lease arrangements the answer?

Washe Kazungu
09 September 2021

Developing a human rights approach to land governance: a workshop report

Developing a human rights approach to land governance: a workshop report

Frederike Klümper, Harry Stopes
11 July 2021

The many faces of sustainability

The many faces of sustainability

Harry Stopes
25 June 2021

“I don’t know where the firewood buyers are coming from”

“I don’t know where the firewood buyers are coming from”

Oscar Schmidt, Serah Kiragu-Wissler, Nelson Muiru and Julius Kariara
17 June 2021

Towards a cultural reset in restoring Africa’s drylands

Towards a cultural reset in restoring Africa’s drylands

Wangu Mwangi and Jes Weigelt
26 May 2021

Achieving the right to land: An innovative tool for tracking land governance in Malawi

Achieving the right to land: An innovative tool for tracking land governance in Malawi

Harry Stopes, Wangu Mwangi, Anna Kramer
25 March 2021

To protect ecosystems, invest in women’s capacities!

To protect ecosystems, invest in women’s capacities!

Harry Stopes, Jes Weigelt and Wangu Mwangi
08 March 2021

Social innovations for healthy soils and human well-being

Social innovations for healthy soils and human well-being

Larissa Stiem-Bhatia
04 December 2020

Knowledge that lasts: Repurposing farmer-led extension models in Benin

Knowledge that lasts: Repurposing farmer-led extension models in Benin

Check Abdel Kader Baba and Wangu Mwangi
04 December 2020

Nature-based Solutions
Who benefits? SEWOH Lab study explores farmers’ engagement in carbon sequestration schemes

Who benefits? SEWOH Lab study explores farmers’ engagement in carbon sequestration schemes

Bruno St-Jacques
02 December 2021

Alliances for change: Developing a collaborative roadmap for Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Alliances for change: Developing a collaborative roadmap for Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Larissa Stiem-Bhatia, Harry Stopes
09 November 2021

Strengthening international solidarity for climate resilience

Strengthening international solidarity for climate resilience

Wangu Mwangi
05 November 2021

Why context matters in ecosystem resilience: Five insights from India and Guatemala

Why context matters in ecosystem resilience: Five insights from India and Guatemala

Harry Stopes, Wangu Mwangi
05 October 2021

Escalamiento del enfoque de Adaptación basada en Ecosistemas en una política pública local

Escalamiento del enfoque de Adaptación basada en Ecosistemas en una política pública local

Asociación ADIMI
24 August 2021

Building wider support for ecosystem-based adaptation: how can communications help?

Building wider support for ecosystem-based adaptation: how can communications help?

Gabriela Flores
13 July 2021

People and Planet

People and Planet

Jes Weigelt and Wangu Mwangi
04 June 2021

The EU has what it takes to ramp up global ambition on oceans and climate

The EU has what it takes to ramp up global ambition on oceans and climate

Wangu Mwangi and Harry Stopes
26 April 2021

From Watershed Development to Ecosystem-based Adaptation

From Watershed Development to Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Devaraj de Condappa and Stephen Roche
01 April 2021

Alliances for Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Guatemala

Alliances for Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Guatemala

Marai El Fassi
29 October 2020

Guatemala holds its first National Forum on Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Guatemala holds its first National Forum on Ecosystem-based Adaptation

Marai El Fassi
21 December 2019

Nurturing nature: Identifying Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) initiatives to build social and political support for EbA upscaling in Guatemala

Nurturing nature: Identifying Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) initiatives to build social and political support for EbA upscaling in Guatemala

Marai El Fassi and Chelsea Jones
14 October 2019

Creating an enabling environment for nature-based solutions to climate change

Creating an enabling environment for nature-based solutions to climate change

Bruno St-Jacques, Anna Kramer and Jes Weigelt
25 September 2019

Urban Food Futures
What are you dishing up? The art of storytelling in transforming urban food systems

What are you dishing up? The art of storytelling in transforming urban food systems

Atula Owade
17 May 2022

Urban displacements: Facing up to rising food insecurity in Nairobi

Urban displacements: Facing up to rising food insecurity in Nairobi

Atula Owade and Samuel Wairimu
14 April 2022

Empowered women: Re-imagining food and community in Cape Town

Empowered women: Re-imagining food and community in Cape Town

Victoria Redmond and Nicole Paganini
07 March 2022

Re-Imagining Food In Cities: Working On A Theory Of Change For Urban Food Futures In Cape Town 

Re-Imagining Food In Cities: Working On A Theory Of Change For Urban Food Futures In Cape Town 

Jemima Spring
09 February 2022

Transforming urban food systems starting from consumption: a reflection on the 2022 International Symposium on Nutrition

Transforming urban food systems starting from consumption: a reflection on the 2022 International Symposium on Nutrition

Irene Fabricci and Louisa Nelle
08 February 2022

School feeding: Challenges, Trends and Opportunities

School feeding: Challenges, Trends and Opportunities

Samuel Wairimu
08 February 2022

Beyond Food Aid: A “Kitchen Retreat” reimagines community in the Cape Flats

Beyond Food Aid: A “Kitchen Retreat” reimagines community in the Cape Flats

Nicole Paganini and Wangu Mwangi
14 December 2021

Towards more inclusive and resilient food systems for Nairobi's informal settlements

Towards more inclusive and resilient food systems for Nairobi's informal settlements

Louisa Nelle and Wangu Mwangi
09 December 2021

Covid-19 and the evolving face of urban farming in Nairobi

Covid-19 and the evolving face of urban farming in Nairobi

Samuel Wairimu
18 May 2021

Video Diaries in the Days of Corona: Voices from the Ground

Video Diaries in the Days of Corona: Voices from the Ground

Alexander Müller and Sarah d'haen
25 May 2020

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