23.01.2020

Can international trade in agriculture contribute to sufficiently and sustainably providing the growing world population with high-value nutrition? This question was at the centre of the Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) held at the International Green Week in the German capital of Berlin.

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A new report estimates that the ocean could provide six times more food than it does today – including more than two-thirds of the protein needed to feed the future world population – provided it is sustainably managed.

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Malnutrition, particularly in women and children, is commonplace in mountain regions in parts of Asia, Africa and Latin America. The Nutrition in Mountain Agro-Ecosystems project by the Swiss Agency for Development and...

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Food Systems

09.01.2020

The more globalisation moves forward, the more complex the interplay between different stakeholders becomes. But what does this mean for the agricultural and food sector in rural areas in particular? A food system comprises not...

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UN agencies warn about the state of malnutrition across the world’s hungriest region and call for nutrition to be placed at the heart of social protection programmes.

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