Actions Needed to Improve Food Production and Consumption to Close the Projected 70 Percent Gap by 2050 (RT @worldresources: Creating a Sustainable Food Future: Menu of solutions to sustainably feed 9bn people (@reliefweb)
We are pleased to forward the October / November 2013 issue of the CTA and S&T Knowledge for Development (K4D) e-newsletter. In this issue, we feature a new dossier on “Seed Systems” and a range of other topical material.
This new facility will house under one roof invaluable germ plasm collections, containing Australian and international genetic material which until now have ... (@CIMMYT one of the most inspiring places.
Cranberries, that iconic staple of Thanksgiving Day dinners, are a fruit native to North America that are grown in bogs and were eaten by Native Americans. (Celebrating the cranberry. With photographic goodness.
Chris Tyler: There are some common misunderstanding among scientists about how governments make their policy decisions (RT @BiodivKnowledge: Every scientist to read: "20 things scientists should know about policy outlined by @cptyler
I have to say that IPK’s an incredibly important resource for plant breeders. Without gene banks like Gatersleben we’d have lost so much more of our crop diversity. They deserve wider recognition for the work they do.
Zaheerabad awaits bio-heritage site tag Deccan Chronicle Hyderabad: The state government has been sitting on a proposal to notify three mandals near Zaheerabad as an Agro Biodiversity Heritage site, even though the national and state biodiversity...
BRAHMS Online exists for the distribution of Botanical Research and Herbarium Management Software (BRAHMS) and for publication of BRAHMS data directly to the web from within BRAHMS with fully customizable homepages and providing data search and...
Research centre (aka ICRAF) putting trees on farms to raise farmers' income and reduce poverty, working between agriculture and forestry (RT @ICRAF: Dec 3: Neglected African 'Orphan Crops' to get a new lease on life