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Why GMOs matter -- especially for the developing world - Grist

Why GMOs matter -- especially for the developing world - Grist | agriculture and sustained development | Scoop.it
Why GMOs matter -- especially for the developing world Grist The folks at Grist have kindly allowed me to pen a guest post here with a few thoughts on Nathanael Johnson's excellent series on genetically modified foods and in particular his most...
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The issue for me is not so much about the poisonous element of GMO, but of  patenting rights which in turn leads to ownership rights and dictation of overall seed costs.

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Net Neutrality Is Already in Trouble in the Developing World - Slate Magazine (blog)

Net Neutrality Is Already in Trouble in the Developing World - Slate Magazine (blog) | agriculture and sustained development | Scoop.it
Slate Magazine (blog) Net Neutrality Is Already in Trouble in the Developing World Slate Magazine (blog) In developing countries where wired Internet access and/or Wi-Fi is rare in homes and even offices, there isn't the feeling of Internet...
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Bill Gates Says The World Is Getting Vastly Better, While Crushing Myths About Foreign Aid

Bill Gates Says The World Is Getting Vastly Better, While Crushing Myths About Foreign Aid | agriculture and sustained development | Scoop.it
In the Gates Foundation's annual letter Bill and Melinda show what their money and foreign aid in general has done for the developing world.
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Smallholder agriculture’s contribution to better nutrition

Smallholder agriculture’s contribution to better nutrition | agriculture and sustained development | Scoop.it
This paper addresses the question of how sustainable smallholder agriculture can contribute to improving food security and reducing under-nutrition in the developing world.

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Private-sector corruption in developing countries costs at least $500 billion ... - TrustLaw

Private-sector corruption in developing countries costs at least $500 billion ... - TrustLaw | agriculture and sustained development | Scoop.it
Private-sector corruption in developing countries costs at least $500 billion ...
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Corruption is found in every country - just that the most vulnerable persons who are mostly in developing countries feel the brunt of it most, because justice is most often a lottery ticket.

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How Can Global Food Security be Achieved? - ThePigSite.com

How Can Global Food Security be Achieved? - ThePigSite.com | agriculture and sustained development | Scoop.it
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How Can Global Food Security be Achieved?
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ANALYSIS - While last year the word on everyone's lips in the agricultural world was sustainability, for 2014 the phrase could be “food security”, writes Chris Harris.
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Davos Secrets: Swiss Trade Opacity and Illicit Flows from Developing Countries | Center For Global Development

Davos Secrets: Swiss Trade Opacity and Illicit Flows from Developing Countries | Center For Global Development | agriculture and sustained development | Scoop.it
Developing countries lose $8 billion a year in illicit capital flows to Switzerland, agenda item for #Davos?:http://t.co/vaaW14gyoU
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