Translate research into action for inclusive development, say GCARD3 conference speakers

The third Global Conference on Agricultural Research for Development (GCARD3) opened on with a clarion call to translate research results into usable innovations. This way, research will better serve both African countries’ sustainable development aspirations and the global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

GCARD3 opening ceremony. Photo by IISD/Kiara Worth
GCARD3 opening ceremony. Photo by IISD/Kiara Worth

Among the most pressing issues is conquering hunger and malnutrition while sustaining environmental health. The conference’s theme: ‘No One Left Behind; Agri–food Innovation and Research for a Sustainable World,’ also points to the need for inclusive development. Read more..

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