The scale of the economic benefits generated by the Green Wall initiative depends on several factors. Reforestation is the most profitable measure, but only in the long term, while converting degraded land into farmland delivers quick returns.

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An international team of researchers from 41 organisations has assembled chickpea’s (chana) pan-genome by sequencing the genomes of 3,366 chickpea lines from 60 countries. Grown in more than 50 countries, chickpea is the…

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The German KfW Development Bank is contributing 400 million euros to the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) to improve food security in developing countries, not least with regard to the impact of the…

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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…

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Poor diets and malnutrition are leading to increasing levels of preventable illness, deaths and damage to the planet, according to the report.

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