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Land rights, not land grabs, can help Africa feed itself

Land rights, not land grabs, can help Africa feed itself | naked food | Scoop.it

Nothing better sums up Africa's extraordinary mixture of challenges and opportunities than agriculture. On the one hand, Africa is home to one in four of the world's hungry and is the only continent which fails to grow enough food to meet its own needs.


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FAO - News Article: FAO welcomes historic commitment to end hunger in Africa by 2025

FAO - News Article: FAO welcomes historic commitment to end hunger in Africa by 2025 | naked food | Scoop.it
Food, nutrition ans sustainable agriculture: FAO - News Article: FAO welcomes historic commitment to end hunger... http://t.co/EnoO9Edkcu
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Missing politics and food sovereignty

Missing politics and food sovereignty | naked food | Scoop.it
Over the last two decades La Via Campesina has grown as a movement campaigning for a change in the global agri-food system. Some claim that it is the world’s largest social movement. Its main rallying cry has been a demand for ‘food sovereignty’, a term, as Marc Edelman notes, that has a longer genealogy but has become very effectively popularis...
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Monsanto Is Going Organic in a Quest for the Perfect Veggie - Wired Science

Monsanto Is Going Organic in a Quest for the Perfect Veggie - Wired Science | naked food | Scoop.it
Monsanto’s new veggies are sweeter, crunchier, and more nutritious—with none of the “Frankenfoods” ick factor.   Nicholas Cope In a windowless basement room decorated with photographs of farmers clutching freshly harvested vegetables, three polo-shirt-and-slacks-clad Monsanto execu­tives, all men, wait for ...
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Sustainable farming needs math as much as mulch, says one veteran - Grist

Sustainable farming needs math as much as mulch, says one veteran - Grist | naked food | Scoop.it
Sustainable farming needs math as much as mulch, says one veteran Grist As I begin looking for concrete ways to advance local agriculture, I'm going to talk to some established players about what they see as the problems and potential for the...
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Olivier De Schutter - Investing in Agriculture for Food Sovereignty

Olivier De Schutter, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food gave the keynote address at the Investing in Agriculture for Food Sovereignty conference ...

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Sustainable and inclusive Investments in Agriculture — Oxfam America

Sustainable and inclusive Investments in Agriculture — Oxfam America | naked food | Scoop.it
Lessons on the Feed the Future Initiative in Tanzania (Sustainable Projects Sustainable and inclusive Investments in Agriculture http://t.co/uIM1GMmiqM)...
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The food commons transition

The food commons transition | naked food | Scoop.it
Treating food as a purely private good is denying millions of people access to this basic resource. Food should therefore be seen as a commons or p...
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The View from Africa on Elinor Ostrom | On the Commons

The View from Africa on Elinor Ostrom | On the Commons | naked food | Scoop.it
Since the 1960s, the predominant policy prescription for ensuring the exploitation of land resources in Africa has been the individualisation of land held under custom.

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Suzanne Dagseven: What Can We Learn from Inclusive Business Start-Ups?

Suzanne Dagseven: What Can We Learn from Inclusive Business Start-Ups? | naked food | Scoop.it

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Dramatic decline in industrial agriculture could herald 'peak food'

Dramatic decline in industrial agriculture could herald 'peak food' | naked food | Scoop.it
Nafeez Ahmed: Most conventional yield projection models are oblivious to the real world say US researchers
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Feeding the world: Can global crop production meet future demands? - A story map presented by Esri

Feeding the world: Can global crop production meet future demands? - A story map presented by Esri | naked food | Scoop.it
Fact 1: Close to a third of U.S. adults are obese. Fact 2: Almost 90% of people with newly-diagnosed type 2 diabetes are overweight. County maps reflect the close links between these key public health challenges.
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Eurobarometer: What Europeans think of food security, food quality and the relation between agriculture and the countryside - Agriculture and rural development

European Commission - Eurobarometer: What Europeans think of food security, food quality and the relation between agriculture and the countryside...
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SoC Community of Practice Gathers in Amsterdam to Accelerate Scaling of Inclusive Supply Chains

SoC Community of Practice Gathers in Amsterdam to Accelerate Scaling of Inclusive Supply Chains | naked food | Scoop.it
  Inclusive Business is an exciting concept. It offers a vision of thoughtfully designed trade that includes those typically left on..
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Havana: Feeding the city on urban agriculture - Danish Architecture Centre

Havana: Feeding the city on urban agriculture - Danish Architecture Centre | naked food | Scoop.it
Havana, Cuba, is a world leader in urban agriculture. After the collapse of the Soviet Bloc, food production was decentralised from large mechanised state farms to urban cultivation systems.
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Keith Weed: Unlocking our Potential: Reshaping the World

Keith Weed: Unlocking our Potential: Reshaping the World | naked food | Scoop.it
 
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Retailers team up with UK government to improve lives of supply chain workers | Supply Management

Retailers team up with UK government to improve lives of supply chain workers | Supply Management | naked food | Scoop.it
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"The importance of horticulture for pro-poor development" - Dr. J.D.H. Keatinge - YouTube

"The importance of horticulture for pro-poor development" 13.01.2014 | 15:00 - 16:00 h Public lecture with Dr. J.D.H. Keatinge, Chair of the Board of Directo...
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Knowledgeplatforms.nl - Dutch Knowledge Platforms for Global Development

Knowledgeplatforms.nl - Dutch Knowledge Platforms for Global Development | naked food | Scoop.it

On this website you will find general information on the knowledge policy of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, details and news of the five individual knowledge platforms (security & rule of law; food & business; water, development policies and sexual and reproductive health and aids), frequently asked questions, and information on the research funds related to the platforms.


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EST: West Africa food potential

EST: West Africa food potential | naked food | Scoop.it
#WestAfrica #Food Potential: trends & indicators of demand, supply & competitiveness of staple food value chains http://t.co/jMj1r4Yhcb
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The Open Food Foundation: Free Software for Better Food Systems

The Open Food Foundation: Free Software for Better Food Systems | naked food | Scoop.it
The Open Food Foundation has been established to accumulate and protect a commons of open source knowledge, code, applications and platforms to support the proliferation of fair and sustainable food systems in Australia and beyond.
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Suzanne Dagseven: What Can We Learn from Inclusive Business Start-Ups?

Suzanne Dagseven: What Can We Learn from Inclusive Business Start-Ups? | naked food | Scoop.it

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PAEPARD: Rebuilding West Africa's Food Potential:Policies and ...

PAEPARD: Rebuilding West Africa's Food Potential:Policies and ... | naked food | Scoop.it
“This book offers an in-depth analyses of value chain policies, past and present in West Africa. The book contains a large number of in-depth case studies of food value chains in particular countries, including traditional export ...”
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Havana: Feeding the city on urban agriculture

Havana: Feeding the city on urban agriculture | naked food | Scoop.it
Havana, Cuba, is a world leader in urban agriculture. After the collapse of the Soviet Bloc, food production was decentralised from large mechanised state farms to urban cultivation systems.
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‘The Last Hunger Season’ - FT.com

‘The Last Hunger Season’ - FT.com | naked food | Scoop.it
The Last Hunger Season: A Year in an African Farm Community on the Brink of Change, by Roger Thurow, Public Affairs, RRP$26.99 In recent years western news organisations, including the Financial Times, have lovingly tended the practice of crowning...
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