30.09.2014

The bleak scenarios for world food output predicted by the economist Robert Malthus, or by the Club of Rome, have fortunately not come about. Yet in today’s world 842 million people face hunger, while a similar number are...

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24.09.2014

Mean global warming has hardly increased over the last 16 years. Scientists from the ETH Zurich have identified the reasons for this. They stress that climate warming will soon start up again. 

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08.09.2014

With its abundance of natural resources, Africa appears to be predestined for a type of economy that centres on the use of bio-based resources. However, before a comprehensive approach can be applied, a large number of framework conditions... 

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08.09.2014

Bicycle frames made of bamboo, kerosene made from algae, trainer soles out of rice husks – there seem to be an infinite number of ideas when it comes to replacing fossil, finite raw materials with renewable, seemingly infinite resources.... 

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12.09.2014

”Organic food for all - can organic farming feed the world?” was the topic discussed by Professor Ulrich Köpke (Bonn University) and Dr. Stephan Krall (GIZ) at an event in July 2014. 

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19.09.2014

Governments and international development partners must do more to ensure that smallholder farmers can play an active role in the design and development of agricultural Public Private Partnerships (PPPs), writes Fairtrade Foundation in a... 

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30.09.2014

This year’s WorldRiskReport focuses on urbanisation, taking a look at the city as a risk area. It examines cities’ exposure to natural hazards and societal vulnerability to assess the disaster risks they face. 

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COMING EVENTS

7-10 October 2014 - Humidtropics, Conference Center of IITA in Ibadan, Nigeria

Systems Research for Sustainable Intensification in Smallholder Agriculture - Humidtropics Integrated Systems Conference

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8-9 October 2014 - Ambhara Hotel,Jakarta, Indonesia

2nd Annual-AIDF Food Security Summit: Asia 2014 

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16 October 2014 - Schloss Hohenheim, Stuttgart

World Food Day Colloquium 2014 : Family Farming – a solution for food and nutrition security?

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22-23 October 2014 - Beijing,  China

2nd China International Precision Agriculture and High-efficiency Utilization Summit (PAS 2014) 

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27 October - 1 November 2014 - Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC) Bangkok, Thailand

4th International Rice Congress (IRC2014) 

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15-23 November 2014 - North-South Centre - European Centre for Global Interdependence and Solidarity, Lissabon, Portugal

Global Education Week 2014 Ernährungssicherheit -Lebensmittelverschwendung 

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19-21 November 2014 - Rome

Second International Conference on Nutrition (ICN2)

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7 December 2014-International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), Lima, Peru

Food and Nutrition Security, Agriculture and Climate Change 

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7-9 January 2015 - The Empress Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand

1st International Conference on Asian Highland Natural Resources Management 

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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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19-22 November 2015 - Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria Hotel Manila, Philippines

Moringa Symposium and Congress

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17-22 July 2016 - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Tenth International Rangeland Congress (IRC) “The Future Management of Grazing and Wild Lands in a High Tech World”

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