Monthly Archives: March 2013

Tweet from IFAD (@IFADnews)

IFAD (@IFADnews) High Food Prices and the Global Epidemic of Obesity http://t.co/oZDKVylflc via @worldbank (https://twitter.com/IFADnews/status/318018076291526657) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from Disease Diet Docs (@DiseaseDietDocs)

(@DiseaseDietDocs) We can heal or prevent chronic diseases likesuch as premature aging with a balanced and healthy lifestyle. Pls RT. http://t.co/vqrP4KfsSu (https://twitter.com/DiseaseDietDocs/status/317901996101361664) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Netting flies and mosquitoes protects livestock, boosts milk yields

Netting flies and mosquitoes protects livestock, boosts milk yields.

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Originally posted on ECO-opia:
27-03-2013 Insecticide-treated nets control pests in animal shelters, reduce mosquitoes in homes Black insecticide-impregnated nets encircling livestock pens kill disease-carrying mosquitoes and flies   27 March 2013, Rome – A simple but innovative use of insecticide-impregnated…

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The Story of An Egg: The Marketing of Farming

The Story of An Egg: The Marketing of Farming.

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Originally posted on Global Food Politics:
Working with the group called the Lexicon of Sustainability, PBS recently released a video entitled “The Story of an Egg.” The video highlights the challenges associated with egg production and marketing in the United…

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Global feed production increases by 4% in 2012 – Animal Pharm – Your single source of animal health and nutrition business intelligence including latest news, analysis and data

Global feed production increases by 4% in 2012 – Animal Pharm – Your single source of animal health and nutrition business intelligence including latest news, analysis and data.

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Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) gives cause for concern in Tanzania – Animal Pharm – Your single source of animal health and nutrition business intelligence including latest news, analysis and data

Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) gives cause for concern in Tanzania – Animal Pharm – Your single source of animal health and nutrition business intelligence including latest news, analysis and data.

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Scaling up in agriculture, rural development, and nutrition | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Scaling up in agriculture, rural development, and nutrition | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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AAHM – Alliance Against hunger and Malnutrition: Home

AAHM – Alliance Against hunger and Malnutrition: Home.

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Food security and agriculture information at our fingertips

Food security and agriculture information at our fingertips.

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Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
This week we’ve been thinking about information. Specifically the type of information on agriculture and rural development that is available, how useful it is and to who. A lot…

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Food Security when in Rome

Food Security when in Rome.

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Originally posted on ECO-opia:
Hawassa constructing 184 mln. Birr worth safe water project  Hawassa March 14/2013 More than 184 million Birr worth safe water project is being carried out in Hawassa Town, South Ethiopia Peoples’ State, the town administration water…

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Originally posted on TED Blog:
This grab-you-by-the-throat talk by Ghanaian economist George Ayittey unleashes an almost breathtaking torrent of controlled anger toward corrupt leaders — the “Hippos” (lazy, slow, ornery, greedy) who have ruined postcolonial Africa, he says. Why, then,…

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Originally posted on TED Blog:
After four days of intense discussion on aid versus trade at TEDGlobal 2007, it was up to Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the former Finance Minister of Nigeria, to sum it up. She asks for the discussion to…

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Originally posted on Global Food Politics:
While I was in Durban last summer I spent some time talking with folks involved in guerrilla gardening there. The idea of guerrilla gardening is to reclaim public spaces and use vacant lots and unused public spaces to…

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Guerrilla Gardening

Guerrilla Gardening.

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