Monthly Archives: July 2013

Vietnamese journal publishes special issue on risk assessment in health research in Vietnam

Originally posted on AgHealth:
The Vietnamese Journal of Preventive Medicine has published a special edition on risk assessment for health research in Vietnam. The June 2013 special edition is a compilation of over 10 original research papers on the application…

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NEPAD and WorldFish join up

Originally posted on The FARA Social Reporters Blog:
African fisheries will benefit from a new agreement between NEPAD and WorldFish. Partnership and collaboration between organizations that have similar goals in mind and are determined to succeed can lead to tremendous…

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CABI Blogs: Reducing hunger and undernutrition – how are we doing?

See on Scoop.it – Poverty, Hunger & Malnutrition Hunger and undernutrition are amongst the most persistent global development challenges. Part of Millennium Development Goal 1 is to ‘Halve, between 1990 and 2015, the proportion of people who suffer from hunger’ … Continue reading

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Counting hunger

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
When the writing of One Billion Hungry: Can we feed the world? began in 2010, it was estimated that there were around one billion chronically hungry people in the…

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Food, Technology and Biodiversity

See on Scoop.it – Precision Agriculture A Historian’s Take on Food and Food Politics…   This brief article highlights that as much as technology has changed food production, there this is much more that has remained the same.  Of the … Continue reading

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Food of the future: can ‘Frankenfish’ survive politics? – SmartPlanet…

See on Scoop.it – Sustainable Livestock development Sometime this summer or soon after, the federal Food and Drug Administration may finally approve the first-ever genetically modified animal for human consumption — a fast-growing Atlantic salmon that has taken 17 years … Continue reading

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Big Food won’t solve the obesity crisis

See on Scoop.it – Food issues The proposal being touted is that Big Food can solve the obesity epidemic with the palatable oxymoron ”healthy junk food”. This creates a tempting stew of science, aesthetics, politics and morality. See on http://www.smh.com.au

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