17.04.2014

Simultaneously with the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) presented its own global report on greenhouse gas emissions from...

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14.04.2014

A large study of child growth patterns in 36 developing countries finds that, contrary to widely held beliefs, economic growth has little to no effect on the nutritional status of the world's poorest children.  

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21.03.2014

Devastation brought by Typhoon Haiyan on the Philippine island of Leyte in November 2013 need not have assumed such awesome proportions if the island’s original natural environment had not been destroyed by deforestation and inappropriate... 

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13.03.2014

Over the last few decades, the range of agricultural extension and advisory services as well as the notions of which tools and methods are most suitable have seen fundamental changes. The concept of rural advising has long shifted from a... 

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19.03.2014

The “Land Governance Programme Map” launched at the Annual General Assembly of the Global Donor Platform for Rural Development is a database, that retains 445 projects of 15 donors in 119 countries with a total value of 2.86 billion... 

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21.03.2014

African Bamboo, a start-up enterprise in Ethiopia that developed an environmentally-friendly bamboo thermal modification process, received two grants totalling 1.75 million USD from multi-donor Powering Agriculture and from Agriculture... 

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11.04.2014

The report examines some of the underlying causes of deforestation and forest degradation. It describes possible solutions in the context of a wider transition to an inclusive Green Economy, which is vital to achieving the emerging... 

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23 - 24 April 2014 - Accra, Ghana

Sub-Saharan Africa Solar Conference 2014

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25-26 April 2014 - Göttingen, Germany 

GlobalFood Symposium

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5-6 May 2014- Shangri-La Hotel Jakarta, Indonesia

Forests Asia Conference: Sustainable Landscapes for Green Growth in Southeast Asia

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5 - 8 May 2014 - Salvador, Brazil  

13th International Public Communication of Science and Technology Conference 

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5-8 May 2014 - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences - Vienna, Austria

AGRINATURA Science Days 2014 “Growing Together – Family Farming and Agricultural Sciences Transforming World Food Systems”

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12-16 May 2014 - Fortaleza Ceará, Brazil

Third International Climate Change Adaptation Conference

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15-17 May 2014 - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Building Resilience for Food and Nutrition Security (IFPRI)

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2-13 June 2014 - Wageningen UR, Netherlands 

“Food Security in an Urbanizing Society. From home gardens to agro-parks: working towards resilient agrifood systems serving densely populated areas”

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4–6 June 2014

2nd European Agroforestry Conference: Integrating Science & Policy to Promote Agroforestry in Practice

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18-20 August 2014 Brisbane, Australia

International Symposium on Indigenous Vegetables

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27-30 October 2014 - Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC), Nairobi, Kenya

6th All Africa Conference on Animal Agriculture: Africaís Animal Agriculture: Macro-trends and future opportunities

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3 - 6 March 2015 - Stuttgart, Germany

2nd International Congress Hidden Hunger - Hidden Hunger, Childhood Development and Long-term Prospects for Society and Economy

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