Category Archives: Agriciltural Policy

#Climatechange and vertical gardening

Climate change and vertical gardening.

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What is wrong with feeding animal by-products?

What is wrong with feeding animal by-products?. It all depends who you ask, as they all have a saying in this case: the animal, the producer, the renderer, the consumer. I am going to prepare a detailed article on this … Continue reading

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

Three Myths About Food & Farming.

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Precision feeding key to sustainable #livestock production, says UN body @LivestockSustai @DSMFeedTweet

Precision feeding key to sustainable livestock production, says UN body The compound feed industry needs to get behind initiatives that foster precision feeding on small farms in developing markets to help optimize use of on-farm ingredients backed by commercial feed mixes to plug nutritional … Continue reading

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Four things you should know about agriculture & food in Africa @Agribussiness @AgribussinessNig @AfricaAg @

Four things you should know about agriculture and food in Africa The World Bank estimates that Africa holds 60% of the world’s uncultivated arable land. Coupled with a youthful workforce and water resources, the potential for agribusiness in Africa cannot … Continue reading

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PAEPARD: Now online: an educational series on family farming

Family farmers have much to offer in terms of food production and sustainability. And yet, conventional agricultural education gives little importance to sustainable family farming and the way it works. – report This initiative is aim at closing the gap … Continue reading

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PAEPARD: 2013 Agricultural Research for Development Conference

The sub-themes were:
*Capacity Development
*Sustainable Intensification
*Climate Change
*Multi-disciplinarity Continue reading

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PAEPARD: 2013 Agricultural Research for Development Conference

The sub-themes were:
*Capacity Development
*Sustainable Intensification
*Climate Change
*Multi-disciplinarity Continue reading

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Special Report on Agriculture: Realizing Africa’s Potential #AR&D; Agric is the future of Nigeria http://skollworldforum.org/2013/08/08/agriculture-is-the-future-of-nigeria #Nigeria @FmardNg

See on Scoop.it – Agriculture, Climate & Food security With unprecedented interest in African agriculture, business and governments are moving towards harnessing the continent’s vast potential. What will be the game-changing innovations for African agriculture? Bukar Usman (D.V.M., M.V.S.c)‘s insight: Major … Continue reading

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Joel Salatin on the “Regeneration Generation” and Young Farmers

Joel Salatin on the "Regeneration Generation" and Young Farmers.

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‎www.ipcinfo.org/fileadmin/user_upload/ipcinfo/docs/IPC-Factsheet.pdf

‎www.ipcinfo.org/fileadmin/user_upload/ipcinfo/docs/IPC-Factsheet.pdf.

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Watch “African agricultural R&D and productivity growth in a global setting” on YouTube

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Watch “Improving Food Security in the 21st Century: What are the roles for firms and foundations?” on YouTube

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Can videos, songs and drama be used to promote agricultural innovations?

Can videos, songs and drama be used to promote agricultural innovations?.

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Agriculture-asociated diseases: Can we control them? Stop them? Prevent them? It’s back to the farm (and market) » ILRI news

Agriculture-asociated diseases: Can we control them? Stop them? Prevent them? It’s back to the farm (and market) » ILRI news.  

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Who talks to whom in African agricultural research information networks? | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Who talks to whom in African agricultural research information networks? | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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New Commitments to Combat Malnutrition

New Commitments to Combat Malnutrition.

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Sustainability science: an integrated approach for health-programme planning : The Lancet

Sustainability science: an integrated approach for health-programme planning : The Lancet The Lancet, Volume 372, Issue 9649, Pages 1579 – 1589, 1 November 2008 <Previous Article|Next Article> doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(08)61659-1Cite or Link Using DOI This article can be found in the following collection: Public … Continue reading

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Food supply and food safety issues in China : The Lancet

Food supply and food safety issues in China : The Lancet.

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New era of fisheries policy needed to secure nutrition for millions | WorldFish

New era of fisheries policy needed to secure nutrition for millions | WorldFish.

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The Stalling Debate Over Food Aid Reform

The Stalling Debate Over Food Aid Reform.

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Combating H7N9: Using Lessons Learned from recent studies on H5N1

Combating H7N9: Using Lessons Learned from recent studies on H5N1.

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Speculative Investment: The Missing Factor in Global Food Price Increases

Speculative Investment: The Missing Factor in Global Food Price Increases.

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Four ways to reduce water use in Agriculture

Four ways to reduce water use in Agriculture.

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Villages without agriculture? The curious case of Bihar

Villages without agriculture? The curious case of Bihar.

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Why Meat Demand in China and India Doesn’t Explain Global Food Crises

Why Meat Demand in China and India Doesn’t Explain Global Food Crises.

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The Story of An Egg: The Marketing of Farming

The Story of An Egg: The Marketing of Farming.

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Global feed production increases by 4% in 2012 – Animal Pharm – Your single source of animal health and nutrition business intelligence including latest news, analysis and data

Global feed production increases by 4% in 2012 – Animal Pharm – Your single source of animal health and nutrition business intelligence including latest news, analysis and data.

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Scaling up in agriculture, rural development, and nutrition | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Scaling up in agriculture, rural development, and nutrition | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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AAHM – Alliance Against hunger and Malnutrition: Home

AAHM – Alliance Against hunger and Malnutrition: Home.

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Food security and agriculture information at our fingertips

Food security and agriculture information at our fingertips.

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Guerrilla Gardening

Guerrilla Gardening.

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Using common, nutrient-rich small fish in the development of a complementary food | WorldFish

Using common, nutrient-rich small fish in the development of a complementary food | WorldFish.

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Using common, nutrient-rich small fish in the development of a complementary food | WorldFish

Using common, nutrient-rich small fish in the development of a complementary food | WorldFish.

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Sub-Saharan Africa remains second-fastest growing emerging region

Sub-Saharan Africa remains second-fastest growing emerging region PRINT  EMAIL   | By: Natasha Odendaal 6th February 2013 TEXT SIZE   Sub-Saharan Africa was expected to maintain its position as the second-fastest growing emerging market region after Asia, with regional growth to remain … Continue reading

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