20.10.2014

Bushmeat is part of the regular diet for many people and not easy to replace. Faced with the current Ebola crisis, options have to be found to stem bushmeat consumption and illegal hunting.

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15.10.2014

A study by scientists from the Ludwig-Maximilian University (LMU) Munich pinpoints the winners and losers of climate change. 

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24.10.2014

This year’s theme for World Food Day – which is observed every year on October 16th in more than 150 countries – is “Sustainable Food Systems for Food Security and Nutrition”. Our author Amrit Patel looks at the measures needed to achieve... 

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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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20.10.2014

The German Agricultural Society (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft e.V. –DLG) and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ) are intensifying their co-operation. A co-operation agreement has been signed. 

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20.10.2014

Recycling urine collected at public toilets is a cheap and simple way to produce fertiliser, according to the developer of a waterless urinal at Indian Technology Institute. 

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20.10.2014

Official development assistance (ODA) is increasing, but in order to effectively finance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), it is crucial to look beyond ODA, argues this year’s OECD Development Co-operation Report. 

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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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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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