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The CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) project ‘Generating evidence on gender-sensitive climate-smart agriculture to inform policy in Nicaragua and Guatemala‘ aims to systemically include the gender perspective in agricultural initiatives in Guatemala. It does so through a close collaboration with the Gender and Climate Change Units of the Ministry of Agriculture and […]

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Woman holding shopping basket A new report reveals that 75% of UK shoppers want supermarkets to only stock food from sustainable and ethical sources. Adding even more pressure for retailers already on the frontline of heightened consumer demands, 72% of UK shoppers also expect their supermarket, shop or restaurant to know the precise ingredients of all […]

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Publication Author(s): Jose Ma. Luis P. Montesclaros and Paul Teng Publication Date: 2 December 2019 br> br> Executive Summary Singapore’s present status of importing over 90 per cent of its domestic food consumption needs is a result of the city-state’s deliberate industrialisation policy to transform from third world to first over the past decades, reducing […]

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Leveraging climate finance to scale climate-smart rice production is the cornerstone of global food security and urgently needed to avert civil unrest, a new report by Earth Security Group (ESG) has found. Proposing three innovative finance solutions to support sustainable rice production in line with the Paris Agreement climate targets, Financing Sustainable Rice for a […]

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By Charissa Luci-Atienza Instead of creating another agency that would rationalize the regulation of modern biotechnology in the country, Congress should consider allocating more funds to strengthen the country’s existing biotechnology center to ensure food security in the country. Quezon Rep. Mark Enverga (Cong. Mark Enverga Official Facebook Page / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) […]

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From: Kazeem Biriowo, Abuja THE United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the African Union Commission (AUC) and the African Development Bank (AfDB), under the auspices of the Joint Secretariat Support Office (JSSO), on Monday launched the agriculture and food security joint Thematic Working Group (TWG). The working group was launched on the margins of […]

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A recent press release from humanitarian organizations has shed light upon the looming threat of food insecurity in Haiti. The country has one of the highest levels of food insecurity in the world. Currently, 3.67 million people, which equates to 35 per cent of the Haitian population, require emergency food assistance. If immediate measures are […]

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