29.06.2015

A Spanish-language web portal that focuses on food and nutrition security in Central America has been launched by IFPRI. The platform aims to be an information pool as well as a centre of dialogue.

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02.07.2015

A new ILRI report reviews the knowns and unknowns of antimicrobial resistance in animal agriculture in developing countries. 

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26.06.2015

While much effort has been invested in preventing and reducing child labour in the production sector of export crops such as cocoa, coffee and cotton; child labour on family farms has remained untouched, says FAO report. 

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11.06.2015

Owing to the ecological and social problems it entails, but also because of the high share of GM seed, soy cultivation in South America is a controversial issue. At the ‘GMO-free Europe’ conference, GIZ held an event on the prospects of... 

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08.06.2015

The Otto Group is helping build wells and sanitary installations in villages in Mozambique, one of the grower countries in the “Cotton made in Africa” (CmiA) initiative. At the same time, CmiA is networking with partners in neighbouring... 

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16.06.2015

It’s easy to find arguments in favour of raising the degree of farm mechanisation. It’s just as easy to find examples of ambitious mechanisation concepts that failed miserably. Our authors show why and how the individual regions throughout... 

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15.06.2015

Adaptation to climate change in agriculture is a hot topic, but what exactly does it mean? Our authors suggest to take a step back before embarking on adaptation work in rural development, and to carefully clarify the goals of adaptation... 

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