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CABI is today calling for greater investment in food security programmes to help stem the global rise in hunger following the publication of a UN report which says more than 820 million people worldwide are still going hungry. The report, from the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the World Food Programme (WFP) […]

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President is dreaming if he thinks that expropriation will not affect food security President Cyril Ramaphosa is wrong if he thinks that land expropriation without compensation will not affect food security. That is a dream. The reality is that it threatens every South Africans’ right to own property and it reduces all white South Africans, […]

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Srinagar, Jul 14:  Climate change and increase in temperature might lead to glacial lake outbursts and large scale landslides that could affect the food security in Kashmir, a new study has revealed. Climate change and agriculture are interrelated. Climate change affects the food production and the increase in the seasonal temperature can reduce the duration […]

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Credit: Martin Husemann Citrus fruits, coffee and avocados: The food on our tables has become more diverse in recent decades. However, global agriculture does not reflect this trend. Monocultures are increasing worldwide, taking up more land than ever. At the same time, many of the crops being grown rely on pollination by insects and other […]

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The benches are made ​​from recycled cans. The lamps are made ​​from recycled paper. It sounds like an alternative hippie café but it is an high-class organic restaurant instead. “Bistro Bardot” and “Hotel Almodóvar” in Berlin offer quality and luxury in a very special way. Snow is falling in Berlin when I visit the restaurant […]

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Fish Farming in Malawi: an Integrated Approach to Improving Food Security This article is a contribution to a week-long blog carnival on USAID’s John Ogonowski and Doug Bereuter Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) Program. From July 14-18, F2F program partners and American volunteers are sharing their knowledge and experience of providing technical assistance to farmers, farm groups, agribusinesses, service […]

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Dr Abdul Moneim El-Banna, Minister of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, and FAO Representative in Egypt Hussein Gadain during World Food Day celebrations. Cairo, 17 October 2017: Egypt’s Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) today celebrated World Food Day 2017, held under the theme “change […]

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Launched in 2003, the impact of the ‘Grow What We Eat, Eat What We Grow’ campaign in influencing Jamaicans to eat more locally produced food items, and in so doing, boosting food security and nutrition, seems to be waning. Preliminary data compiled by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica showed that in 2018, US$116.88 million was […]

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