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7 billion: Still hungry after all these years

Twelve years on, and another billion people are sharing the planet. Starting half a century ago, the Green Revolution doubled or tripled production of the major grains, using modern seeds, heavy use of fertilizer...

The Nigerian Press, The Public Sphere and Sustainable Development: Engaging the Post Amnesty Deal in the Niger Delta 0

The Nigerian Press, The Public Sphere and Sustainable Development: Engaging the Post Amnesty Deal in the Niger Delta

The Nigerian Press, The Public Sphere and Sustainable Development: Engaging the Post Amnesty Deal in the Niger Delta By: Uzoechi Nwagbara

Trees “vital for food security” 0

Trees “vital for food security”

NAIROBI, 28 August 2009 (IRIN) – Countries tackling food insecurity and climate change adaptation can greatly benefit from agroforestry – integrating fleshy plants and trees into their farming systems, environmental specialists say. Sub-Saharan Africa...

UN Expert Group Meeting: Sustainable Agriculture in Africa 0

UN Expert Group Meeting: Sustainable Agriculture in Africa

For the poor of the world, improved agricultural productivity and reduced land degradation is vital. The United Nations, the World Bank, and other bodies are currently making tremendous investments in African agriculture. How researchers...

Towards sustainable agriculture for developing countries: options from life sciences and biotechnologies 1

Towards sustainable agriculture for developing countries: options from life sciences and biotechnologies

Discussion Platform, Brussels, 30-31 January, 2003 Q. What are the background and objectives of this event? The need to increase crop yields in developing countries in a sustainable manner, in order to meet the...