Category Archives: Poverty

#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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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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‎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 “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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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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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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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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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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(@UNICEF) Hunger & Climate justice

UNICEF (@UNICEF) Hunger & climate justice top agenda for Dublin summit 15-16 Apr. Follow #HNCJ. More info via @guardian: http://t.co/wpG3kCeQSF #1in4stunted (https://twitter.com/UNICEF/status/323798113364090881) 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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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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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 USUNRome

(@USUNRome)”I look forward to continuing our work w/ UN partners 2 better feed the world” Amb David Lane #food aid reform @WFP_media @FAOnews @IFADnews (https://twitter.com/USUNRome/status/322007822864879617) Posted from WordPress for Android

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Tweet from farmhopping (@Farmhopping)

farmhopping (@Farmhopping) Happy to share with you our newest post: 10 THINGS YOU DIDN`T KNOW ABOUT SHEEP | Farmhopping – Blog: http://t.co/GbfYIXfXHL #sheep #animals (https://twitter.com/Farmhopping/status/321953762413518851) 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 farmhopping (@Farmhopping)

farmhopping (@Farmhopping) Using Permaculture to Improve the Teaching and Learning of Science… http://t.co/mJGTctlSwp #permaculture #education (https://twitter.com/Farmhopping/status/321935561189388288) 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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Sugarcane business booms in Kano

Sugarcane business booms in Kano.

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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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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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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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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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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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