Monthly Archives: September 2013

Brussels Briefing on Agricultural transformation in Africa

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Nigeria: FG to revive Groundnut Pyramid – Adesina.

Originally posted on Kalu Samuel's Blog:
The Nigerian Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, yesterday indicated the determination of the federal government to revive the groundnut pyramid in the northern parts country. Making this known during…

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Call for articles: Agricultural biodiversity – Breaking the barriers

Originally posted on AGRICULTURE BLOG…..:
Photo: Flickr\Bioversity International Agricultural biodiversity plays a huge role in maintaining resilient local economies, balanced diets and balanced ecosystems. The rapid disappearance of agricultural biodiversity and the lack of measures to protect it are therefore…

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RECYCLINGPORTAL – UK report highlights radical change needed to tackle avoidable food waste

See on Scoop.it – Agriculture, Climate & Food security RECYCLINGPORTAL See on http://www.recyclingportal.eu

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Epidemiological techniques to establish poultry disease

See on Scoop.it – Food supply & food safety Abstract: The productivity and health status of household poultry are under continuous challenges from endemic, emerging and re-emerging diseases in many developing countries. See on http://www.worldpoultry.net

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Who Feeds the World?

Originally posted on Thought + Food:
NPR’s “The Salt”  blog had an interesting piece today on a phrase that gets used a lot: the assertion that American farmers “feed the world”.  As often happens, the real fun starts in the comments…

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Report on status of agriculture in Africa has been unveiled

See on Scoop.it – Agriculture, Climate & Food security The first edition of this annual publication provides up-to-date information to help these nations boost food security Bukar Usman (D.V.M., M.V.S.c)‘s insight: "African governments should invest more in the periodic collection … Continue reading

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