Monthly Archives: April 2016

Supplying the demand: growing food for growing cities.

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
By Alice Marks Credit, FAO On April 26th 2016 The Chicago Council on Global Affairs released their new report, Growing Food for Growing Cities: Transforming food systems in an urbanizing…

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Reflections on food safety and risk perception

Originally posted on AgHealth:
Bird’s-eye view of a colourful food market in Western Bengal, where 70% of people depend on agriculture (photo credit: Krishnasis Ghosh/Bioversity International). In a recent blog post (11 April) published by the Global Panel on Agriculture…

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The Desert’s Livestock Species Have Tremendous Potential for Milk Produciton

Originally posted on Camel is, food security and the climate change:
Cholistan is cradle of precious desert livestock breeds and camel is one of the core livestock. The famous Marrecha breed of camel and Cholistani cattle are the backbone of…

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Grain legume crop improvement to support increased productivity in crop-livestock systems

Originally posted on CGIAR Research Program on Livestock and Fish:
This week, the International Conference on Pulses for Health, Nutrition and Sustainable Agriculture in Drylands takes place in Morocco. ILRI and ICARDA scientists from the Livestock and Fish program are…

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Sustainable water management in African agriculture

Originally posted on One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?:
By Katrin Glatzel Credit: Katrin Glatzel, 2015 (Senegal) In sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) where agriculture is predominantly rainfed, farmers’ access to water is often limited based on seasonal variation. Yet…

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Growing Food for Growing Cities: Engaging the Private Sector | Chicago Council on Global Affairs

The latest post in our “Growing Food for Growing Cities” series highlights the opportunity for private sector investment in agricultural development.  Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.thechicagocouncil.org See on Scoop.it – Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety

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NEW: Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security

Originally posted on Food Governance:
The Routledge Handbook of Food and Nutrition Security has just been published. The Handbook was edited by Bill Pritchard, Rodomiro Ortiz and Meera Shekar and includes great contributions. Overview: The concept of food and nutrition…

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