Monthly Archives: January 2016

The World Economic Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
The Sustainable Development Goals, described as a social contract to transform the world by 2030, were the focus of a panel event at the World Economic Forum in Davos…

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Agriculture is in every SDG: Part 2

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
By Alice MarksIn Part 1 of this series Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 1-8 were explored to demonstrate that a healthy agriculture sector underpins so much of the international development…

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Condensing lots of information into a situational analysis report: think about key messages

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Group photo of the participants of the writeshop to write up the situational analysis report of the Humidtropics Northwest Vietnam action site situational analysis, 25 January 2014, Hoa Binh Province, Vietnam (photo credit: ILRI/Aziz Karimov).…

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American agricultural economist Steve Staal leads livestock policy, trade and value chain research at ILRI

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
Steve Staal, leader of ILRI’s Policy, Trade and Value Chains program (photo credit: ILRI). Steve Staal, who for the past 15 months has served the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Los Baños, the Philippines,…

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Food and food systems thinkers advocate a national ‘food policy’ for the US–and maybe the rest of us?

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
‘Woman Eating’ (‘Mangeuse’), by Jean Dubuffet, 1944, Museum of Modern Art. Did you miss this call for a US national food policy by Mark Bittman, New York Times columnist and lead food writer; Michael Pollan,…

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HUNGER ERADICATION ESSENTIAL TO ACHIEVE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – UN FOOD AGENCY (UN News)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
New York, May 30 2012  6:05PM Sustainable development will not be achieved unless hunger and malnutrition are eradicated, the United Nations food agency warned today in a new report. “We cannot call development sustainable while this…

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No clear benefit for most healthy people to consume vitamin supplements : grow your own fresh food in containers (Science Daily)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131217170859.htm Importance of Food as Key Provider of Vitamins and Nutrients Dec. 17, 2013 — While dietary supplements can help some people meet their nutrition needs, eating a wide variety of nutrient-rich foods…

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