03.03.2015

Experts from around the world are calling on governments to give more power to smallholders. In the “Berlin Memorandum”, they demand that the G7 countries step up their efforts to combat hunger and support smallholders.

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03.03.2015

Improved planting materials from orphaned crops will soon be released to smallholder farmers throughout Africa by the Nairobi-based World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF). 

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17.11.2014

If the current trend in global meat demand persists, meat production will need to rise from 300 million tons today to 470 million tons by 2050. Climate and our natural resources would lose out, our author warns. In contrast, demand for... 

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17.11.2014

The livestock sector creates livelihoods for an estimated one billion people world-wide. Not only is the consumption of milk, meat and eggs an important source of protein and micronutrients and hence a crucial pillar of food security for... 

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12.02.2015

A new study reveals that a reduction in food losses in the rice value chain in Nigeria will lead to strong environmental benefits and to improved food security. 

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18.02.2015

This year’s AGCO Africa Summit in Berlin, Germany, examined the issue of how smallholders can be integrated in development. It was revealed that there is a lot to catch up on, not only in politics, but above all also on the part of banks. 

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25.02.2015

A new FAO publication provides technical information and insights into the aquaponics technology and its use in small-scale integrated fish and plant farming.  

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