Monthly Archives: February 2014

Meat atlas – on the meat we consume and its impacts

Originally posted on CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish:
Is humanity substituting the quality and safety of our meat with quantity? Published in January 2014, the Meat Atlas looks at commercial and small & medium scale meat production in…

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Debunking Myths Around Farming in Africa

Originally posted on Foundation for Young Farmers:
New technologies and ideas – from mobile phone information systems to new crop varieties – are rapidly transforming agriculture across Africa. Yet the sector continues to be stereotyped as one synonymous with poverty…

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Aquaculture to Produce Majority of Global Food Fish Supply by 2030

See on Scoop.it – Precision Agriculture GLOBAL – Aquaculture will provide close to two thirds of global food fish consumption by 2030 as catches from wild capture fisheries level off and demand from an emerging global middle class, especially in … Continue reading

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Target the curious: Bringing insect consumption to the mainstream

See on Scoop.it – Precision Agriculture Some people are repulsed by the idea of eating insects – but those aren’t the people to target when trying to introduce insect consumption to the mainstream, says edible insect expert Professor Arnold van … Continue reading

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Why dry areas should invest massively in innovation to ensure food security / CGIAR

See on Scoop.it – Agriculture, Climate & Food security A Global Agricultural Research Partnership See on http://www.cgiar.org

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Aid to Africa: private sector investment becomes new priority. Commercial smallholders “are going to be part of the solution for the chronic poor”, EU

See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety Rich countries switch focus to funding businesses to help farmers and improve food security under the New Alliance See on http://www.theguardian.com

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Has Africa’s focus on farming borne fruit?

See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety A decade of CAADP has brought progress across the continent but too few returns on agriculture spend in most countries See on http://www.theguardian.com

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