Monthly Archives: November 2014

FAO sustainable feed survey shows far reaching demand for greater use of food waste in animal diets

The need to minimize water pollution, enhance biodiversity and exploit food waste for feed use are seen as critical by respondents to an FAO global survey, run as part of a project to develop more sustainable animal feed production and … Continue reading

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Gut health, rumen functionality and natural antioxidants – Cargill reveals additives strategy

We anticipate the expansion in this segment will come about mainly through organic growth but we will remain open to all opportunities that will arise over the next five years and would not rule out moving in the direction of … Continue reading

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Nigeria sets target for 2017 cassava production

Akinwunmi Adeshina, Nigeria’s minister of agriculture, said, “In 2014, 38mn metric tonnes of cassava was produced in Nigeria. Our target for 2017 is to reduce the cost of production and this varies with locations within Nigeria. We want to reduce … Continue reading

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Food safety must accompany food and nutrition security : The Lancet

Food safety needs concerted global effort. WHO has long collaborated on several joint activities with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization and the World Organization for Animal Health to ensure food safety at all stages of the food chain. Source: … Continue reading

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What Does Warsaw Mean for Agriculture?

Agriculture needs to take center stage when all national governments discuss climate change. The ever-increasing demand for food cannot be met by a shrinking capacity to produce food. The poorest people have the least amount of responsibility for climate change, yet … Continue reading

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What are the conditions for successful large-scale land interventions? – Agriculture and Ecosystems Blog

Large-scale land interventions are on the rise. Whether through restoration projects such as the new 20×20 initiative and the Bonn Challenge, or foreign direct investment in huge swaths of land, investors are seeing big opportunities in large land projects. Join … Continue reading

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Thirteen Reasons to Establish a Home Permaculture Food Garden – Open Permaculture – Permaculture Design Course

#Permacultura http://t.co/H4orIjtcfG Source: http://www.openpermaculture.com See on Scoop.it – Agriculture, Climate & Food security

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