Monthly Archives: October 2017

Superfood (Camel Milk) can Beat the Challenge of Superbug (Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics)

Originally posted on Animal Genetic Resources, the Camel, Food Security and the Climate Change:
Source: Superfood (Camel Milk) can Beat the Challenge of Superbug (Bacterial Resistance to Antibiotics)

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Food Insecurity Metrics Now in Sync

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
“If you can’t measure, you can’t manage” -Peter Drucker That is why metrics are important for the government or any institution, and development partners in addressing food insecurity, malnutrition, hunger, poverty. According to FAO,…

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The Shifting State of Sustainability: Can the private sector really deliver a public good?

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
The development community, with some notable exceptions, is waking up to the absurdity of measuring only their inputs and outputs like the number of farmers trained or the number of hectares certified as “farmed sustainably”. …

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Could animals help solve the world’s ‘calorie’ as well as ‘hidden’ hunger?—ILRI’s Delia Grace on World Food Day

Originally posted on ILRI Clippings:
The interview below, Could animal-sourced protein really solve the world’s hunger crisis?, of veterinary epidemiologist and food safety expert Delia Grace, of the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), was originally published in the Oct 2017…

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ILRI scientist Delia Grace receives the Trevor Blackburn Award for contributions to animal health and food safety

Originally posted on AgHealth:
Delia Grace, veterinary epidemiologist at the International Livestock Research Institute (photo credit: ILRI/Susan MacMillan). We are pleased to congratulate Delia Grace on being announced as the winner of the British Veterinary Association’s (BVA) Trevor Blackburn Award…

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Why good policies and public funding (only) won’t change the world

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
We have been cutting trees to plant food crops, since the beginning of time. Forest cover loss is a major contributor to climate change – the biggest challenge of our times. So, we won’t…

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Digging deeper into soil: The future of food

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
It’s another rainy day in the coastal Odisha, India. The Bhitarkanika village looks drenched and dark. Meet Pampa Dolui, age 34, a single mother of two, who has adopted a grim routine over these…

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