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- The longstanding debate between cash crops and food crops. Spore magazine. bit.ly/18nQmKJ 8 hours ago
- Is it Myanmar or Burma? The Economist econ.st/121Yr9g 1 day ago
- RT @Draper_Don: Limit your exposure. 6 days ago
- What is stunting? bit.ly/10Cs1yr 6 days ago
- An honest account about working in development (in this case Haiti) and how ineffective one can feel. I can relate! nyti.ms/11MLiRn 6 days ago
Monthly Archives: October 2011
Gortas Rome Seminar Highlights the Importance of Nutrition in Agriculture. Opening the Gorta seminar, His Excellency Patrick Paul Hennessy, Ambassador, Permanent Representative of Ireland to FAO said “Ireland has placed the fight against hunger and undernutrition at the heart of … Continue reading
Last Friday, I spoke at Gorta’s World Food Day conference on food prices. Gorta CEO Brian Hanratty severely criticised the fact that soaring food prices and food price volatility are yet another factor affecting the world’s most vulnerable. Entitled ‘Food Prices – … Continue reading
The new issue of Farming Matters issue is out with Regional Food Systems focus. Check it out here.
The term “NUS” – Neglected and Underutilized Species- refers to a category of non-commodity cultivated and wild plant species, which are part of a large agrobiodiversity portfolio today falling into disuse for a variety of agronomic, genetic, economic, social and … Continue reading
Just published from Bioversity. Check it out! Bioversity Agrobiodiversity and Nutrition Field Manual
According to the NYTs, this photo was taken in 1832 by Frenchman, Joseph Nicéphore Niépce.
The Food & Drink Issue – Interactive Feature – NYTimes.com. My favorite. This year is all Q and A. Interesting choice for the times, but filled with lots of information.
A colleague sent me this photo of a rat being prepared for dinner, in Northern Uganda. YUM!