24.07.2015

The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) provides an open data web portal on food and nutrition security in Sub-Saharan Africa. The site is meant to be a hub for researchers, stakeholders, the private sector, and...

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21.07.2015

Small spelt – golden corn, as one could sum up the results of a scientific study conducted at the University of Hohenheim that took a closer look at ancient wheat varieties; for small spelt produces more lutein, which protects the eyes,... 

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22.07.2015

Real prices for global agricultural products will continue their gradual decline over the coming decade due to a combination of strong crop yields, higher productivity and slower growth in global demand warn OECD and FAO in a new report. 

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10.07.2015

The sixth Bonn Network meeting “Bioenergy for Development” was dedicated to the topic: “Access to energy with biomass – which type for which purpose?” The network was established in April 2012 to encourage an exchange on bioenergy issues... 

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10.07.2015

IKEA and FAO are planning a study to look into options and barriers to effective forest certification in northern Viet Nam. This study could also assess the potential for scaling up activities and replicating them on a larger scale... 

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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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24.07.2015

Without healthy soils, life on Earth would be unsustainable, as UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon declared with a view to the International Year of Soils. Our author highlights some features of soil management in India and suggests aspects... 

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25-27 August 2015 - Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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