Monthly Archives: July 2013

Africa Fails To Fight Hunger In 50 Years

See on Scoop.it – Poverty, Hunger & Malnutrition At the November 1974 UN World Food Conference in Rome, representatives of 133 governments called for the eradication of the scourge of hunger and malnutrition. See on http://www.the-star.co.ke

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Bull taming, forbidden forests and genetic diversity

See on Scoop.it – Sustainable Livestock development Trained for jallikattu for long, Pulikulam cattle are fierce, resistant to diseases and suitable for ploughing See on http://www.thehindu.com

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Indigenous chicken breed can also improve poultry produce

See on Scoop.it – Sustainable Livestock Agenda SLA LAHORE – The key solution for ensuring sufficient poultry products everywhere is to study the indigenous breeds, chalking out strategies for their efficient use in their respective home tracts, as modern breeds … Continue reading

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“The Terror”

See on Scoop.it – Precision Agriculture A few weeks ago a colleague and reader of tech4agri indicated his satisfaction with the most recent blog posts. Appreciative of his comment I asked if he would like to know more about any topic … Continue reading

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The future lies in Vertical Farming

See on Scoop.it – Precision Agriculture More and more the talk of the global agriculture diaspora centres in the every increasing global population and the threat of food insecurity. Currently the global agri food system is steeped in mo… Bukar … Continue reading

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USDA ERS – Factors Affecting Food Production Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

See on Scoop.it – Agriculture, Climate & Food security Bukar Usman (D.V.M., M.V.S.c)‘s insight: " Sub-Saharan Africa is projected to remain the most food-insecure region over the next decade" Report USDA See on http://www.ers.usda.gov

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Put sustainable intensification in the food systems toolbox

Originally posted on The FARA Social Reporters Blog:
If we are to produce more food, we need to do so on existing, not new, agricultural land. ‘Sustainable intensification’ is one of those phrases regularly bandied about in discussions about agriculture. What…

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