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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...

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...