Sustainable agriculture looks different around the world. Check out the resources below for more information on crop innovation, food security, Indigenous agriculture, and soil health.
The Crop Development Centre is a field crop research centre in the College of Agriculture at the University of Saskatchewan.
Explore Saskatchewan Agriculture | Agriculture in the Classroom
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FAOSTAT provides free access to food and agriculture data for over 245 countries and territories and covers all Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) regional groupings from 1961 to the most recent year available.
Global Institute for Food Security (GIFS)
GIFS works with a diverse range of partners to discover, develop, and deliver innovative solutions for the production of globally sustainable Food.
Omics and Precision Agriculture Laboratory (OPAL)
OPAL is a state-of-the-art facility providing combined genomics, phenomics, and bioinformatics services to Canada’s agriculture
Plant Phenotyping and Imaging Research Centre (P2IRC)
P2IRC is a digital agriculture research centre funded by the Canada First Research Excellence Fund, managed by the Global Institute for Food Security, and located at the University of Saskatchewan.
United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger
“End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture”
The WFP is the leading humanitarian organization saving lives and changing lives, delivering food assistance in emergencies and working with communities to improve nutrition and build resilience.
Biological Engineering Undergraduate Program | University of Guelph
Crop Kinds - Crop Development Centre | University of Saskatchewan (usask.ca)
Crop Pathology | Crop Development Centre
Engineering Biology Technology Platform | Global Institute for Food Security
Omics and Precision Agriculture Laboratory, “USask awarded $3.2M towards first-in-Canada engineering biology centre for ag innovation”, published March 3, 2021
Our Ecosystem | Global Institute for Food Security
Resilient Agriculture | Global Institute for Food Security
UK Bioindustry Association, Engineering Biology Explained: A guide to engineering biology and UK excellence in the field, October 2018
Climate-smart agricultural practices deliver life-changing benefits for women farmers in Tanzania | UN Women – Headquarters
FAO, Tracking progress on food and agriculture-related SDG indicators 2022
Nutrition | World Food Programme (wfp.org)
Smallholder market support | World Food Programme (wfp.org)
THE STATE OF FOOD SECURITY AND NUTRITION IN THE WORLD 2021 (fao.org)
Aboriginal Reserve Agriculture to 1900 | The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan
Building and Strengthening Indigenous Supports (BASIS) | Government of Saskatchewan
Building Blocks: How Indigenous Communities Benefit From Increased Investment Capacity by Dan Matthews | Industry West Magazine
First Nations and Agriculture | Agriculture in the Classroom
Indigenous Agriculture and Food | Farm Credit Canada
New Legislation to Grow Indigenous Involvement in Saskatchewan Economy | News and Media | Government of Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan First Nations & Agriculture Opportunities by Victoria Ryan | Industry West Magazine
The Indigenous Experience: Global Perspectives edited by Roger CA Maaka and Chris Andersen, 2006 (book)
Unearthing agricultural land use on First Nations - College of Agriculture and Bioresources | University of Saskatchewan (usask.ca)
Root-Soil-Microbiome Interactions | Global Institute for Food Security
The Rhizosphere - Roots, Soil and Everything In Between | Learn Science at Scitable (nature.com)
Rwanda Green Fund – FONERWA | Rwanda | UNFCCC
Specialized Plant Growth Chamber Designs to Study Complex Rhizosphere Interactions (researchgate.net)
Water Resources Allocation and Agriculture: Transitioning from Open to Regulated Access | eBooks Gateway | IWA Publishing (iwaponline.com)