Monthly Archives: March 2016

3 ways agri-businesses can be drivers of equality

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Global governance for ecologically integrated food security policy

Originally posted on Food Governance:
Next week (March 22) I will be speaking in Paris at INRA for a workshop on Food Security and Democracy. The title of my talk isĀ Global governance for ecologically integrated food security policies: Reflections on…

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Coconut oil: Is it a ‘miracle’ food?

Coconut oil has been said to cause weight loss, protect against cancer and heart disease, and even slow down or prevent dementia. Here’s what the studies actually say. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.cbc.ca The wild claims are based on small … Continue reading

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Is Feeding Your Child Organic Food Enough to Reduce the Pesticides in Her Body? | Civil Eats

A new study could shed light on whether an organic diet helps to decrease pesticide exposure among young children. Sourced through Scoop.it from: civileats.com A good reminder that we live in complex ecosystems. Directly ingesting pesticides in the food we … Continue reading

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Despite New Rule on Livestock Antibiotics, Infection Risks Still Plague Workers, Communities

Massive amounts of medicine continue to circulate through our food system. The issue of antibiotic resistance isn’t about medicines or animals, but about the relationship between people and what we eat. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.huffingtonpost.com See on Scoop.it – … Continue reading

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Food security and sustainable farming are two sides of the same coin

Food security is a complex socio-economic issue, intricately linked to human health and sustainable economic development. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.business-standard.com See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety

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Special Issue: Roots to Global Food Security

Special Issue: Roots to Global Food Security Sourced through Scoop.it from: jxb.oxfordjournals.org See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety

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