Category Archives: Food security

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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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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Strange chicken disease kills over 200,000 birds | Editor’s picks

Strange chicken disease kills over 200,000 birds | Editor’s picks. Strange Chicken disease kills over 200,000 birds; Category: Editor’s picks Published on Thursday, 07 March 2013 13:36 Share Over 215,000 chickens from poultry farms in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and … 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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Tweet from knowledge.cta.int (@Knowledge4Dev); pest resistance

(@Knowledge4Dev) 30-40% refuge area in Bt cotton fields to push pest resistance further into the future? A gift to future generations. http://t.co/JiEQa6WNiG (https://twitter.com/Knowledge4Dev/status/324962716559241216) Posted from WordPress for Android

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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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(@marineagri): Farming with smartphone @ICT_Works @e_agriculture

Agrimarine (@marineagri) Farming with a smartphone: Mobile technology has agricultural applications | e-Agriculture via @drbausman http://t.co/8QjB47lhyR (https://twitter.com/marineagri/status/324217517818142720) Posted from WordPress for Android

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WorldFish(@WorldFishCenter): Scaling up Nutrition

First 1,000 Days Last Forever: Scaling Up Nutrition for a Just World http://t.co/psInzuFVlR via @HuffPostUK (https://twitter.com/WorldFishCenter/status/324093196453965824) Posted from WordPress for Android

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A new paradigm: Sustainable intensification & innovation in African agriculture

http://www3.imperial.ac.uk/newsandeventspggrp/imperialcollege/centres/africanagriculturaldevelopment/newssummary/news_26-3-2013-13-48-16 Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from Theia Gabatan (@the_ia97)

Theia Gabatan (@the_ia97) tweeted at 3:39 PM on Fri, Apr 12, 2013: @WFP the fact that 80% of the worlds stunted children live in only 20 countries…absolutely unbelievable! (https://twitter.com/the_ia97/status/322720715684077568) Get the official Twitter app at https://twitter.com/download Posted from WordPress for … Continue reading

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WorldFish: “Sustainable fishing too lenient”

WorldFish (@WorldFishCenter) “Sustainable Fishing” certification too lenient and discretionary, study finds: http://t.co/R0fEyEeunQ (https://twitter.com/WorldFishCenter/status/322314564723159041) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Feed the Future Empowers #Women in #Agriculture

WorldFish (@WorldFishCenter) Feed the Future Empowers #Women in #Agriculture http://t.co/pXHLbNrwMH via @allafrica @FeedtheFuture #gender (https://twitter.com/WorldFishCenter/status/322262749847633920) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Malnutrition

“@cgiarclimate_EA: Tackling malnutrition means quality as well as quantity http://t.co/QI9H8kuyZa @cgiarclimate @ILRI” (https://twitter.com/Srilgroup/status/322222665475686400) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from CGIAR Climate EA (@cgiarclimate_EA)

Tackling malnutrition means quality as well as quantity http://t.co/NaEjgrXvxh @cgiarclimate @ILRI (https://twitter.com/cgiarclimate_EA/status/322220427902595072) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from World Food Programme (@WFP)

World Food Programme (@WFP) No ‘magic wand’ for #Sahel as food shortages loom yet again. http://t.co/XiXWC73rcB by @ChadCeleste. (https://twitter.com/WFP/status/321945530076889088) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from Aquaculture Africa (@sarnissa)

Aquaculture Africa (@sarnissa) The role of Youth and Youth networks at the National Fisheries and Aquaculture conference in Malawi. http://t.co/asXO8ccW5E (https://twitter.com/sarnissa/status/321924058755256320) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from CAADP (@NEPAD_CAADP)

CAADP (@NEPAD_CAADP) Upscaling vocational training and education in agric key to meeting challenges of food insecurity, unemployment and rural transformation (https://twitter.com/NEPAD_CAADP/status/321910560981667840) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Coping With Climate Change in West Africa | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

Coping With Climate Change in West Africa | International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).

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Tweet from FAO Animal Feeding (@FAOafeeding)

FAO Animal Feeding (@FAOafeeding) #NowReading Appetite genes are key to better #poultry diets: http://t.co/aALVwLLdSR @worldpoultry (https://twitter.com/FAOafeeding/status/320901505429434368) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from The AAHM (@TheAAHM)

The AAHM (@TheAAHM) Put disability on the food security agenda http://t.co/6GZJkFJ6YD via @guardian (https://twitter.com/TheAAHM/status/319346398191550464) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from IFAD (@IFADnews)

IFAD (@IFADnews)The world has an abundance of food, yet 900 million ppl are undernourished, says @wfp Abdulla at #food2015 #post2015 (https://twitter.com/IFADnews/status/319752571327770624) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from IFAD (@IFADnews)

IFAD (@IFADnews) High Food Prices and the Global Epidemic of Obesity http://t.co/oZDKVylflc via @worldbank (https://twitter.com/IFADnews/status/318018076291526657) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from Disease Diet Docs (@DiseaseDietDocs)

(@DiseaseDietDocs) We can heal or prevent chronic diseases likesuch as premature aging with a balanced and healthy lifestyle. Pls RT. http://t.co/vqrP4KfsSu (https://twitter.com/DiseaseDietDocs/status/317901996101361664) Posted from WordPress for Android

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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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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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Tweet from FAO Media Centre (@FAOnews)

FAO Media Centre (@FAOnews)Global consultation on #post2015 #dev agenda calls for #foodsecurity & #nutrition 2be central in development efforts http://t.co/wyqPlmlB (https://twitter.com/FAOnews/status/301702393987477505)

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10 Things You Need To Know About Hunger In 2013

10 Things You Need To Know About Hunger In 2013.  

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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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Tweet from AGRA (@AGRAAlliance)

AGRA (@AGRAAlliance) #Women are the key to unlocking potential within #Africa’s Agricultural Value Chains; meeting kicks off in #Lilongwe, #Malawi (https://twitter.com/AGRAAlliance/status/298671047815856128)

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New Intervention for Livestock & Irrigation

New Intervention for Livestock & Irrigation.

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Global partnership launched to drive Africa’s agricultural research – SciDev.Net

Global partnership launched to drive Africa’s agricultural research George Achia 29 January 2013 | EN The partnership will focus on Africa’s ‘most pressing agricultural challenges’ Flickr/CGIAR Climate [NAIROBI] An international agricultural research programme has unveiled plans to collaborate with the … Continue reading

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Homegrown solutions ‘crucial to sustainable development’ – SciDev.Net

  Homegrown solutions ‘crucial to sustainable development’ Ochieng’ Ogodo 18 June 2012 | EN Local solutions to food security and agriculture issues are essential, say forum participants Flickr/CIMMYT [RIO DE JANEIRO] Nurturing local innovations and technologies — and empowering the creativity of … Continue reading

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