Monthly Archives: May 2015

Edible Insects as an Integrated Component of Sustainable Food Systems | Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Source: http://www.thechicagocouncil.org See on Scoop.it – Agriculture, Climate & Food security

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Advancing agri-practice: Adding value for women

Originally posted on ILRI livelihoods, gender and impact:
The ‘Advancing agri-practice: Adding value for women’ workshop was held at the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya on 23-24 May, 2011. Cosponsored by the International Center for Research…

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Hard numbers and soft stories: Reaching policymakers and empowering women in Africa’s agrifood value chains

Originally posted on ILRI livelihoods, gender and impact:
Women pounding grain for the evening meal in Khulungira Village, in central Malawi (photo credit: ILRI/Stevie Mann) By Jo Cadilhon The fifteen research centres collaborating in the global CGIAR¬†partnership have all embraced…

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Three Myths About Food & Farming @Farmbizafrica @FarmAfrica @FARAinfo

Three Myths About Food & Farming.

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The Story Behind Frozen Peas

Originally posted on Thought + Food:
Before I went off to the hospital to have my baby, I showed off to my mother the¬† stock of frozen vegetables in the freezer: peas, beans, greens, this would last us a while. She,…

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#Farming Friday 26: Technology is Transforming the Farm

Originally posted on Thought + Food:
There is a new buzzword in the investing world and it is “ag-tech”; funds are pouring in to bring the latest technology into the farm sector and transform food production. From farming apps to robots…

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