Monthly Archives: November 2013

COP-PPLD: detail

See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety Supporting communities in building resilience through agro pastoral field schools” See on http://www.cop-ppld.net

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Crowdsourcing app fights food loss in Africa

See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety Each year Africa sustains post-harvest losses of fruit and vegetables worth US$48 billion, while half of the world’s undernourished people live on that continent. A majority of the post-harvest losses … Continue reading

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What we’ve been reading this week

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
This week’s summary on the news stories, reports and blogs that have grabbed our attention. We welcome your thoughts and comments on these articles. Increasing cropping frequency offers opportunity…

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The private sector in horticulture and livestock: What Ethiopia could learn from Kenya

Originally posted on LIVES-Ethiopia:
The traveling workshop to Kenya by the LIVES steering committee in early October brought many insights related to horticulture and livestock. These sectors are more advanced in Kenya than Ethiopia and steering committee members described the…

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Connecting the dots – roles for ICTs in agricultural extension services

Originally posted on LIVES-Ethiopia:
The Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA) recently convened a conference on ‘ict4ag – the digital springboard for inclusive agriculture.’ Held in Kigali, it brought together many innovations and experiences on the use of…

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Food demand: opportunities and challenges with aquaculture – Stockholm Resilience Centre

See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety Advances the understanding of complex social-ecological systems with new insights into ecosystem management practices and long-term sustainability See on http://www.stockholmresilience.org

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Why not feed insects to other livestock?

Originally posted on Science on the Land:
Here in Britain, our Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) coordinates PROteINSECT. This is about farming insects (entomoculture) as a source of protein for animal feed. FERA is part of our Department for…

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