27.11.2014

Genetically modified crops can reduce the use of pesticides and provide higher yields, report scientists from Göttingen University.

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17.11.2014

Conservation agriculture leads to lower yields than conventional agriculture in wet regions, while in drier regions yields are higher with conservation agriculture.  

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17.11.2014

If the current trend in global meat demand persists, meat production will need to rise from 300 million tons today to 470 million tons by 2050. Climate and our natural resources would lose out, our author warns. In contrast, demand for... 

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17.11.2014

The livestock sector creates livelihoods for an estimated one billion people world-wide. Not only is the consumption of milk, meat and eggs an important source of protein and micronutrients and hence a crucial pillar of food security for... 

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31.10.2014

For five years, the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, the Federal Office for the Environment and the Federal Office for Agriculture have actively supported work on a new standard to ensure that water usage worldwide can be... 

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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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28.11.2014

Mobile phones can cause significant benefits for rural households through improved access to information, lower marketing costs, and thus higher profits and incomes, notes study. 

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