Happy World Food Day 2014! This year’s theme is Family Farming: Feeding the world, caring for the earth. Today we are celebrating the important role of family farmers around the world who feed their...
The Adoption Pathways project is focused on understanding how smallholder farmers make decisions about adopting Sustainable Agricultural Intensification (SAI) practices. The project team have been...
What we do
The Australian International Food Security Research Centre (AIFSRC) is accelerating the delivery and adoption of agricultural innovations for food security. We are doing this by bridging the gap between the development and adoption of research outcomes. These innovations include technologies, enabling policies and improved farming practices.
The AIFSRC works through collaborative partnerships to help understand and overcome barriers to adoption, whether these barriers are social, economic or technical. Our approach to enhance innovation uptake aims to increase agricultural productivity, generate additional income and promote food security. This will in turn improve the resilience and livelihoods of smallholder farmers and ultimately contribute to economic development.
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This film highlights the centre’s activities and how it is helping to accelerate the delivery and adoption of research innovations for food security. See how we are helping smallholder farmers and other poor households access nutritious food. For more detail on our projects view an extended version of this film.