Tag Archives: food security

Land Deals Meant to Improve Food Security May Have Hurt

Crops are interesting for investors because if the price of food is low and the price of energy is high, you can then use the crops for energy. But these types of crops are not nutrient-dense, so it’s not great in terms of food security.

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Seaweed in Diet Can Reduce Cows Contribution to Climate Change

About 70% of agricultural methane comes from enteric fermentation – chemical reactions in the stomachs of cows and other grazing animals as they break down plants.

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What is Food Insecurity?

Although awareness of food insecurity is growing, it is important to understand what is meant by the term and how it fits with other food access concepts, such as hunger and food sovereignty.

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Low Earnings and Agricultural Neglect Push Pakistan into Food Insecurity

Food prices have been rising in double-digit figures since August 2019, with incomes falling due to the Covid-19-induced economic downturn.

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Land Clearing and Farming Contribute a Third of the World’s Greenhouse Gases

Given the mounting impacts of climate change on food security and land condition, there is no time to lose.

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Food Security Under Threat in Kenya

Population growth and low agricultural productivity are deepening Kenya’s dependence on food imports.

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Scientists Breeding Super-nutritious Crops to Help Solve Global Hunger

Biofortification is a partial solution global hunger, which must go hand in hand with efforts to reduce poverty, food insecurity, disease, poor sanitation, social and gender inequality.

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Pakistan’s Cotton Production to Go Up

Despite long dry spell, Pakistan is headed to mix results of its agriculture production for 2017/18.

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Food Security: Asia’s Critical Balancing Act

The sustainability of Asia’s food production systems is being questioned in a world with intensive agriculture. Current agricultural production and distribution already leaves hundreds of millions of people hungry in the world, while growth in agricultural production under a business-as-usual model will likely contribute to the planet approaching or even surpassing its safe operating space in terms of biodiversity, climate change and the nitrogen cycle.

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Why Europe Will Let Member States Opt out of GM Crops

Why are half of European Union members opting out of GMO crops? Hint: it's not about food and environmental safety.

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