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Zimbabwe’s food insecurity is more complex than the headline figures suggest. Shutterstock Since Zimbabwe’s land reform of 2000 – when around 8 million hectares of formerly large-scale commercial farmland was distributed to about 175,000 households – debates about the consequences for food security have raged. A standard narrative has been that Zimbabwe has turned from […]

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With heavenly wraps, juicy grills and fresh mezze’s, the highly-popular Duman Doner has now opened its doors in Fulham. Located on North End Road, just five minutes from Fulham Broadway station, what makes Duman Doner so special is that they are not your traditional kebab shop. They serve up an original twist on the popular takeaway dish. Featuring a […]

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Associate Research Professor Inbal Becker-Reshef was selected by NASA to lead a multidisciplinary consortium dedicated to enhancing the use of satellite data for improving food security and agriculture around the world, NASA Harvest. Several other members of the GEOG faculty are involved with this innovative work.   Established in 2018, NASA Harvest is the NASA […]

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The new method is an extension of a tool known as GWA (Genome Wide Association). GWA studies use genetic sequencing technologies coupled with advanced statistics and computation to link differences in the genetic code with particular traits. When using GWA to study plants, researchers typically manage large sets of genetically identical plants. However, developing these […]

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