28.08.2015

Europe is currently struggling with flows of refugees and seeks to cope with the crisis by eliminating its cause in the countries the refugees come from. While this does make sense, it is not enough, says the German relief...

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27.08.2015

Deforestation of natural tropical forests for the establishment of oil palm, rubber and cacao plantations causes large amounts of carbon to be released into the atmosphere. German scientists are therefore calling on IPCC to recognise... 

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28.08.2015

Whether it is seeds saved by farmers from their own crops, bought from a market or shop, exchanged with friends and neighbours; community seed banks play an important role in the conservation and use of agricultural biodiversity, says new... 

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25.08.2015

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA), the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and the World Bank signed a Declaration of Intent to establish a new Network of Excellence on Land... 

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14.08.2015

FAO signed a partnership agreement with Autogrill – the multinational food and beverage provider best known for its full-service motorway rest stops and airport restaurants – to cut food waste and introduce products of small-scale farmers... 

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17.08.2015

In the debate about food security and poverty alleviation the fishery sector is mostly mentioned only in passing, if at all, even though at least one billion people depend on fish as the main source of animal food and at least one-tenth of... 

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17.08.2015

During the last few years, the donor community has increased its efforts to reduce the large amounts of fish lost in the distribution chain in artisanal fishery, an endeavour that ought to be welcomed in principle. However, focusing on one... 

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