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Climate change

Far from turning the tide in terms of global warming, if anything, human activities since 2010 appear to have aggravated already alarming trends, according to a recent report issued by the Intergovernmental Panel on…

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Nutrition

Aquatic foods and food systems have long lived in the shadow in agricultural research. Last year’s award of the World Food Prize could change this. Prize recipient Shakuntala Thilsted on healthy nutrition for the poor…

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Soils

A world without healthy soil is a world in which little grows. Yet, for those who live in the roughly 25 to 40 per cent of the Earth’s surface that is degraded, this is what the future could hold.

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Food systems

While the world is still far from eliminating hunger, a large number of countries have developed strategies to transform their food systems. Commenting on the Food Systems Summit held a few weeks ago, our author stresses…

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Fisheries

Why does it make sense for a fishing nation to support the Fisheries Transparency Initiative? Insights from one of the first candidates.

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Fisheries

In our no 3/2015 issue on “Sustainable fisheries and aquaculture”, we presented a project run by the WWF on sustainable tuna fisheries in the Philippines. The project was aiming for Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)…

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Fisheries

No doubt protecting marine areas is an effective tool to combat climate change and the damaging effects of industrial fishing. But the best way to protect nature is to protect the human rights of those who live among it…

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Fisheries

Overexploitation of fish stocks, global warming and the effects of the coronavirus pandemic are just a few of the challenges which coastal fishing communities in Africa are facing. The African Confederation of…

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Food systems

Did the United Nations Food Summit fulfil expectations? At least the initial dominant narrative on ‘business as usual’ thinking underwent a change, and the potential of agroecological principles for food system…

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Food systems

A statement by the members of the Agriculture and Nutrition Group (AGLE) of the Environment and Development Forum (FUE).

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