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Decline in maize, beans stocks threatens food security

Decline in maize, beans stocks threatens food security | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
Agricultural experts have warned of falling food stocks in Kenya as grain farmers express fears of low yields this season due to disease outbreaks and erratic weather.
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100 Key Ethics & Media Law Resources for Journalists | Journalism Degrees and Programs

100 Key Ethics & Media Law Resources for Journalists | Journalism Degrees and Programs | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it

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Good collection of journalism ethics resources curated by @JournalismDegre added to The Top Sites For Journalists. 

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Kenyan pastoralists receive insurance payout for livestock deaths

Kenyan pastoralists receive insurance payout for livestock deaths | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
Pastoralists in northern Kenya are the first beneficiaries of a sharia-compliant insurance cover that compensates for livestock deaths linked to drought, in a programme that is expected to be expanded throughout East Africa.
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Standard Digital News - Kenya : Kenyan scientist Charity Mutegi wins food innovation award

Standard Digital News - Kenya : Kenyan scientist Charity Mutegi wins food innovation award | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
Charity Mutegi, a 38-year-old agricultural scientist from Kenya, will receive an international award that recognises young researchers for innovation in food security.
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Turkana livestock keepers count gains of auction yards

Pastoralists in Turkana County have formed a marketing association that has seen them get higher returns from sale of livestock.
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Decline in maize, beans stocks threatens food security

Decline in maize, beans stocks threatens food security | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
Agricultural experts have warned of falling food stocks in Kenya as grain farmers express fears of low yields this season due to disease outbreaks and erratic weather.
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Test tube beef inches closer to reality as demand for meat rises

Test tube beef inches closer to reality as demand for meat rises | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
First came the test tube babies that provided a solution to couples with fertility problems and now here comes the test tube meat.
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BBC Radio 4 - Feeding the World: America's New Deal

BBC Radio 4 - Feeding the World: America's New Deal | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
David Loyn investigates why US food aid policy isn't working, and how it could be reformed
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The vegetarian spectrum: a rainbow of terms that mean "eating green"

The vegetarian spectrum: a rainbow of terms that mean "eating green" | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
From freegans to vegans, this glossary of terms shows the many ways people approach eating sustainably.

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Greenhouse budding nicely: CEO - The Province

Greenhouse budding nicely: CEO - The Province | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
The Province Greenhouse budding nicely: CEO The Province The vertical farming system consists of two conveyor belts that rotate 3,000 trays of leafy greens, allowing them to receive copious amounts of natural light and grow 10 times faster than...

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The Supermarket Where You Pick Your Own Produce - Modern Farmer

The Supermarket Where You Pick Your Own Produce - Modern Farmer | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
Meet The Farmery, an all-in-one greenhouse and local food mart that will offer urbanites the opportunity to harvest their favorite greens on the spot.

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ICTSD • Ending food insecurity in Africa!

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Institute of Development Studies: Breaking the rules of development cooperation: China and Brazil in African Agriculture

Institute of Development Studies: Breaking the rules of development cooperation: China and Brazil in African Agriculture | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
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OECD-FAO: Agricultural Outlook, 2013-2022.

OECD-FAO: Agricultural Outlook, 2013-2022. | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it

Slower agricultural production growth expectedGlobal agricultural production for all featured products is expected to grow 1.5% a year on average over the coming decade, compared with annual growth of 2.1% between 2003 and 2012.


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Small-scale farmers hold key to growth of Africa’s economy 

Small-scale farmers hold key to growth of Africa’s economy  | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
Africa’s ministers of agriculture are meeting in Addis Ababa this week to debate policies that will shape an agricultural market projected to be worth $1 trillion (Sh87 trillion) by 2030, three times its size in 2010.
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World's 8 Most Inspiring Urban Farms

World's 8 Most Inspiring Urban Farms | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
With all the media surrounding industrial agriculture and its corresponding technologies -- GMO crops, toxic pesticides, deadly fertilizers -- it might be easy to lose sight of the fact that many p...

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Avozilla: the world's largest avocado

Avozilla: the world's largest avocado | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
Picture: An avocado five times the size of the regular sort is about to hit the shelves of British supermarkets
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Young entrepreneurs give hope to jobless youth with thriving fruit shop

Young entrepreneurs give hope to jobless youth with thriving fruit shop | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
Close to six million youths in Kenya are looking for employment, but not for three young men who have chosen a new path of job creation.
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Lab-grown burgers cannot provide a secure future for Africa

Lab-grown burgers cannot provide a secure future for Africa | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
John Vidal: Small-scale agriculture is key to feeding Africans, not expensive stem-cell burgers cooked up in a western laboratory
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Entrepreneur sets up a child-friendly salon

Entrepreneur sets up a child-friendly salon | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
Sprouts, as the name depicts, is a salon that caters for children as their hair begins to grow and it aims at providing a child-friendly environment.
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Monsanto Is Losing the Press

Monsanto Is Losing the Press | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
Reporters are finding it harder and harder to find any good news in biotech seeds.

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Monsanto Is Losing the Press

Monsanto Is Losing the Press | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
Reporters are finding it harder and harder to find any good news in biotech seeds.

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Aquaponics Favorites

Aquaponics Favorites | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
Pet Bottle Hydroponic window farm #petbottle #gardening #aquaponics #recycle (RT @KordonExpert: Pet Bottle Hydroponic window farm #petbottle #gardening #aquaponics #recycle http://t.co/AFzJBL8j3J)...

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While the rest of us are tending tomatoes, poinsettia growers kick into high gear | Mother Nature Network

While the rest of us are tending tomatoes, poinsettia growers kick into high gear | Mother Nature Network | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
Home gardeners might be surprised to learn that summer is a prime time for growing poinsettias.

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NCSU CALS's curator insight, July 16, 2013 9:16 AM

Comments from poinsettia expert Dr. John Dole of N.C. State University's College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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Young farmers turn to social media to adapt to climate change

Young farmers turn to social media to adapt to climate change | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
Using their smart phones, farmers in Kenya’s Rift Valley are accessing advice on raising crops able to stand up to changing weather patterns
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#AskAg Twitter Chat: Smallholder Access to Improved Technology | Agrilinks

#AskAg Twitter Chat: Smallholder Access to Improved Technology | Agrilinks | Agriculture,Urban Farming,Food security,Agriprenuership, Youths and  Online Ag media | Scoop.it
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