Category Archives: Sustainable Development

#Climatechange and vertical gardening

Climate change and vertical gardening.

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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: 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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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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Unusual antibodies in cows suggest new ways to make medicines for people

Unusual antibodies in cows suggest new ways to make medicines for people. “These antibodies’ structure and their mechanism for creating diversity haven’t been seen before in other animals’ antibodies,” said Vaughn V. Smider, assistant professor of cell and molecular biology … 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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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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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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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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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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