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- The Significance of Stunting wp.me/phEOU-nt 10 hours ago
- Bloomberg Plan Aims to Require Food Composting. Its about time. nyti.ms/10ovljf 2 days ago
- @WHO 's Global nutrition policy review. What does it take to scale up #nutrition? bit.ly/16uDmSW 3 days ago
- @SightandLife 's Hidden Hunger Index - see exec summary and Plos paper. bit.ly/ZUK03d 3 days ago
- Food & Nutrition Security Initiatives mapped out. bit.ly/159qte0 3 days ago
Category Archives: african foods
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
A colleague sent me this photo of a rat being prepared for dinner, in Northern Uganda. YUM!
Building on my post of women working millets in India, the Dogon women know how to do it up.
I just got a hold of a video about the northern Kenyan drylands and the Dertu Millennium Village. I used to work on this project and was fortunate enough to travel to this challenging area several times. I wrote about … Continue reading
I just got through reading Worldwatch Institute’s new report “Nourishing the Planet.” An interesting read, but unfortunately unaccessible for most at $19.95 for a PDF or paperback. Not sure how many in the developing world could buy the report at … Continue reading
Sudan will vote today to decide whether or not South Sudan should be its own independent nation. Most in the south say this is long overdue because of years of suppression and civil war. Interestingly, the north is very dry, … Continue reading
I just came across FAO’s Crop Calendar. It is tre cool. You may be asking what it exactly is. It is an incredible tool that I wish I would have had when I worked in the Millennium Villages to help … Continue reading
Here is the post that Jeff Sachs, Sonia Sachs and I published on the Huffington regarding the recent NYT article on Plumpy Nut.
A recent NYT magazine article on “plumpynut” the ready-to-use therapeutic food was published under much controversy over its proper usage, its price tag and its patent (owned by a french company) thus limiting its coverage and accessibility. Our response is … Continue reading