Category Archives: Hunger & Malnutrition

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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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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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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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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New Commitments to Combat Malnutrition

New Commitments to Combat Malnutrition.

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How can tree stumps improve agricultural productivity? | Global Development Professionals Network | Guardian Professional

How can tree stumps improve agricultural productivity? | Global Development Professionals Network | Guardian Professional.

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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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Counting Calories

Counting Calories.

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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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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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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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Netting flies and mosquitoes protects livestock, boosts milk yields

Netting flies and mosquitoes protects livestock, boosts milk yields.

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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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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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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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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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