News Sources

A curated list of reliable and credible news sources for low-emissions development and agriculture with a climate change lens.


An online knowledge sharing portal for agriculture, food security and development researchers and implementers. News includes events, activities and training. Free membership is available on request.

CCAFS news blog

Covering all things regarding food systems with a focus on the intersection of climate change and agriculture. The news blog covers CCAFS research, media mentions and press releases. CCAFS research and publications can also be found on the site and many are open access.

CGIAR Gender Platform News

The news blog on the CGIAR's Generating Evidence and New Directions for Equitable Results (GENDER) Platform covers gender research across the CGIAR and houses resources and promotes events. The focus of the platform is on gender and social equality.


The CGIAR platform houses many agriculture-focused resources and provides a feed of news and events for all things related to global food security with a focus on low-income countries.

Climate Policy Initiative (CPI)

A blog feed from CPI focuses on climate policy and finance not specifically for agriculture, but content can be filtered for sustainable agriculture, adaptation and resilience, and land-use and natural resource conservation.

ClimateLinks: Agriculture

USAID Knowledge portal for climate and development researchers and implementers. Includes news on agriculture and development funded by USAID.

FAO: Knowledge Sharing Platform on Resilience (KORE)

KORE is a knowledge-sharing platform that supports building the resilience of food systems by reducing food insecurity. Resources include good practice guidance for agricultural resilience, news and events, access to its webinar series and other relevant publications.

Food Tank

A news outlet covering global food systems with news feeds focusing on sustainable agriculture, climate change, food waste, urban agriculture, and policy and planning. FoodTank also offers lists of events and hosts a podcast.

GHG Institute

US-based non-profit offering courses and training on the basics of GHG accounting, auditing and management. Focused on training professionals to meet standards of GHG measurement, reporting, and verification (MRV).

Knowable Magazine

A digital publication from Annual Reviews, Knowable Magazine covers the significance of scientific research stories on human mental and physical health, society, food & environment, and technology.

Live science

A general science news platform that provides links to resources and offers forum discussion boards as well as a news feed from multiple sources.

New York Times: Agriculture and Farming

US based news organization with a global scope. This feed focuses on agriculture and farming practices. Also, see NYT: Science.

New York Times: Science

US-based news organization with a global scope. This feed focuses on general science news. Also, see NYT: Agriculture and Farming.


Provides commentary by climate scientists on climate news and publications for journalists and the general public.

ReliefWeb: Agriculture

Knowledge platform currated by the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) for global decision-makers and humanitarian workers. Content covers a wide range of topics and can be filtered for agriculture, climate change & environment, disaster management, and food & nutrition.

SDG Knowledge Hub

Covers global progress and news on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and provides commentary by guest writers and policy briefs. Events are also promoted on the site.

Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate change

A feed of recent and trending publications from the WIREs Climate Change Journal.