19.02.2019

Most workers and agricultural producers in developing countries are paid on a daily basis. This has a negative impact on their ability to generate savings for large expenses. Researchers show that Kenyan dairy farmers would prefer to be paid once at the end of the month in order to increase their savings.

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Scientists at the University of Tübingen in Germany have discovered a sugar molecule that inhibits plants and microorganisms and is harmless to human cells. Could it become a substitute for the controversial herbicide glyphosate?

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Owing to on-going civil war, South Sudan has been plagued by a major humanitarian crisis for several years. More than half of the population are suffering hunger. With the support of the Swiss Agency for Development and...

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By 2050, two thirds of the world’s population are expected to live in cities. The United Nations New Urban Agenda implies changing diets and thus the need to include sustainable food systems for the cities. So the rural areas...

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A new FAO publication gives recommendations on how we can improve our food systems. According to the authors, achieving sustainable agriculture requires an integrated approach.

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