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Sustainability - Core to Seafood’s Investment Appeal

Sustainability - Core to Seafood’s Investment Appeal | A People's Food Movement | Scoop.it
ANALYSIS - A recent seafood industry event in New York City, USA, has shown that while sustainability concepts are becoming mainstream in fisheries and aquaculture, true sustainability driven innovation is still in its infancy, reports Øistein...

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Food Secure Canada is a Canada-wide alliance of civil society organizations and individuals collaborating to advance dialogue and cooperation for policies and programs that improve food security in Canada and globally.
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From the Farm to the Voting Booth (or Vice Versa) - Huffington Post

From the Farm to the Voting Booth (or Vice Versa) - Huffington Post | A People's Food Movement | Scoop.it
From the Farm to the Voting Booth (or Vice Versa) Huffington Post And without citizens who show a growing demand in farmer's markets, school gardens and sustainable agriculture, it is hard to imagine our politicians working to ensure a better food...
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Food Insecurity, Food Security

Food Insecurity, Food Security | A People's Food Movement | Scoop.it
Veterinarians, business leaders, public decision-makers, public health officials, and city planners need to take a stand and find new ways for America to move towards food security.

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Cathryn Wellner's curator insight, June 4, 2013 1:20 PM

Good overview that makes this point, which applies to global food insecurity as well: "America's problem isn't a lack of food; it's the ability to maintain food security -- provide plenty of nutritious, safe, affordable food for everyone."

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5 Ted Talks Addressing Food Security and Sustainability | icma.org

5 Ted Talks Addressing Food Security and Sustainability | icma.org | A People's Food Movement | Scoop.it

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Cathryn Wellner's curator insight, June 5, 2013 12:35 PM

These are all well worth watching

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Putting the Culture Back in Agriculture: Reviving Native Food and Farming Traditions

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Part 17 of the Harvesting Justice series
"At one point 'agriculture' was about the culture of food.

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A More Accurate Pulse on Sustainability

A More Accurate Pulse on Sustainability | A People's Food Movement | Scoop.it
Using adjusted net savings could offer a comprehensive measure of a country’s growth. A new global data book explains, country by country.

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Stephane Bilodeau's curator insight, June 6, 2013 12:48 AM
The new edition of the World Bank's Little Green Data Book, released on World Environment Day 2013, includes an adjusted net savings (ANS) indicator for more than 200 countries.Also known as genuine savings, ANS monitors whether depletion of natural capital, such as minerals or forests, is compensated for.A positive ANS indicates that a country is adding to its overall wealth and that its economic growth is on a sustainable path.
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Walking agriculture’s path along the U.S.-Mexico border | Western Farm Press

Walking agriculture’s path along the U.S.-Mexico border | Western Farm Press | A People's Food Movement | Scoop.it
An estimated 45,000 people cross from Mexico into Arizona daily to work in the winter vegetable industry. It can take up to five hours for a Mexican to travel to the border, cross it, and then return home at the end of the work day.

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Bringing the issue of immimigrant workers to the table..

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Empower women for food security - Independent Online

Independent Online Empower women for food security Independent Online South Africa will need to produce more food to support its growing population and that requires a different approach to the challenge of ensuring sustainable food security, says...
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Aquafeed.com: 2013 Sustainability Overview of Fisheries Used for ...

Aquafeed.com: 2013 Sustainability Overview of Fisheries Used for ... | A People's Food Movement | Scoop.it
Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) has released their annual sustainability overview of fisheries used for fishmeal and fish oil. The overview covers the 28 principal reduction fisheries around the Atlantic Ocean and ...

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Food security and sustainable farming are two sides of the same coin

Food security and sustainable farming are two sides of the same coin | A People's Food Movement | Scoop.it
Food security is a complex socio-economic issue, intricately linked to human health and sustainable economic development.

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How Urban Agriculture Is Revitalizing Local Economies - Huffington Post

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How Urban Agriculture Is Revitalizing Local Economies
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The greenhouse in Brooklyn epitomizes the rise of a new urban agriculture -- farming that is taking place within cities rather than rural areas.

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Sustainability - Core to Seafood’s Investment Appeal

Sustainability - Core to Seafood’s Investment Appeal | A People's Food Movement | Scoop.it
ANALYSIS - A recent seafood industry event in New York City, USA, has shown that while sustainability concepts are becoming mainstream in fisheries and aquaculture, true sustainability driven innovation is still in its infancy, reports Øistein...

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