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Marine algae as a sustainable solution to global hunger

Marine algae as a sustainable solution to global hunger | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
Could algae-based foods replace meat, eggs and milk on our tables? GDAE Co-Director William Moomaw co-authors a journal article and op-ed on the potential of marine algae.
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Edible Insects as an Integrated Component of Sustainable Food Systems | Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Edible Insects as an Integrated Component of Sustainable Food Systems | Chicago Council on Global Affairs | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
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Why agricultural research investment lags in Africa south of the Sahara | IFPRI

New data show a disquieting trend that countries must address to boost agricultural sustainability and improve farmers' well-being.
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Food Safety at Fairs and Festivals

Food Safety at Fairs and Festivals | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
A fun summer activity is attending fairs, festivals, carnivals, and rodeos. Follow these tips to have a safe cooking, eating, and drinking experience at those events.
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Food Safety: The Universal Issue | Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Food Safety: The Universal Issue | Chicago Council on Global Affairs | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
In the latest post in our Feeding 2050 series, Marcus Glassman discusses the threat of foodborne illness in a globalized world. 
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How To Start A Farming Business | Entrepreneur

How To Start A Farming Business | Entrepreneur | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
There are a few points to keep in mind when planning the business.
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Delivering food security through international trade

Delivering food security through international trade | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
When discussing global food security, the issues of access and availability commonly come up.  As One Billion Hungry examines, we currently produce enough food to feed the world, although demand is…
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Beyond the African Smallholder Productivity Gap | Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Beyond the African Smallholder Productivity Gap | Chicago Council on Global Affairs | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
2016 Next Generation Delegate Faridah O. Ibrahim on reducing the productivity gap in African agriculture.
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New E-Learning Platform Offers Training to Food Bank Leaders Around the World - The Global FoodBanking Network

New E-Learning Platform Offers Training to Food Bank Leaders Around the World - The Global FoodBanking Network | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
CHICAGO, IL, U.S.A.—May 4, 2016 —The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) today launched a new online platform, GFN e-Learning, to advance training opportunities for food bank leaders around the world. The online platform complements the organization’s annual Food Bank Leadership Institute, providing year-round learning and development opportunities to hunger leaders in 35 countries. “From Bogota to …
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Food Safety – An Opportunity Often Overlooked When Planning How to Feed Our Burgeoning Population | Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Food Safety – An Opportunity Often Overlooked When Planning How to Feed Our Burgeoning Population | Chicago Council on Global Affairs | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
Next Generation Delegate Johanna Y. Andrews Chavez of Tufts University discusses the importance of addressing food safety in a globalized world.
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Contract Farming as a Policy Instrument: Some Skeptical Thoughts

Contract Farming as a Policy Instrument: Some Skeptical Thoughts | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
Back in March, I was asked by Clemson University’s Michael Vassalos to contribute to a special issue of Choices, the Agricultural and Applied Economics’ outreach magazine, on the theme …
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Growing Food for Growing Cities: Engaging the Private Sector | Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Growing Food for Growing Cities: Engaging the Private Sector | Chicago Council on Global Affairs | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
The latest post in our "Growing Food for Growing Cities" series highlights the opportunity for private sector investment in agricultural development. 
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Food prices have stabilized, but analysts see another crisis on the horizon

Food prices have stabilized, but analysts see another crisis on the horizon | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
Spiking food prices over the past decade caused shortages, unrest, and maybe even revolutions. Now that prices have returned to normal levels, the question is whether the worst of the food crisis is over. https://www.theatlas.com/charts/N1S6s_w0l Economists and policymakers convened by the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) don't think so. A majority believe that prices will spike agai
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Nigeria sets target for 2017 cassava production

Nigeria sets target for 2017 cassava production | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
Akinwunmi Adeshina, Nigeria’s minister of agriculture, said, “In 2014, 38mn metric tonnes of cassava was produced in Nigeria. Our target for 2017 is to reduce the cost of production and this varies with locations within Nigeria. We want to reduce cost by giving out improved varieties to farmers, which we have been doing in the last three years.”
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What is the role of food and agriculture in tackling antimicrobial resistance?…

What is the role of food and agriculture in tackling antimicrobial resistance?… | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
What is the role of food and agriculture in tackling antimicrobial resistance? http://bit.ly/2co5fc2 #AMR - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – Google+
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Livestock for food security and nutrition—Committee on World Food Security policy recommendations

Livestock for food security and nutrition—Committee on World Food Security policy recommendations | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
The following policy recommendations build on the main findings of the CFS High Level Panel of Expert’s Jul 2016 report #10, on Sustainable agricultural development for food security and nutrition: What roles for livestock? The sustainable development of agriculture, including livestock, is essential for poverty reduction and the achievement of food security and nutrition.
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2017 Global Food Security Symposium | Chicago Council on Global Affairs

2017 Global Food Security Symposium | Chicago Council on Global Affairs | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
Our 2017 symposium will showcase the best of business, social, and policy innovation early in the next administration.
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ILRI scientists present at international conference on building resilience for food and nutrition security

ILRI scientists present at international conference on building resilience for food and nutrition security | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
In May, an international conference on building resilience for food and nutrition security featured scientists from ILRI's Food Safety and Zoonoses program talking about food safety.
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Agriculture is the Engine of Growth that Africa Needs - The Rockefeller Foundation

Agriculture is the engine of economic development in Africa. An estimated 70% of Africans rely on agriculture for their life and livelihoods—farmers like L
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Social Business: an opportunity to capture the benefits of multi-functional agriculture

Social Business: an opportunity to capture the benefits of multi-functional agriculture | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
This article authored by Prof Muhammad Yunus, Nobel Peace Laureate 2006, was originally published on the World Farmers' Organization (WFO) website and is featured in the August 2016 issue of their F@rmletter. Rude Awakening We are living in a time of unparalleled prosperity, fueled in part by revolutions in knowledge, science, and technology, particularly information…
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Guest Commentary — Raising Agricultural Productivity in Africa | Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Guest Commentary — Raising Agricultural Productivity in Africa | Chicago Council on Global Affairs | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
Sylvain Roy of CNFA on encouraging the creation of sustainable farmer-based organizations in Africa. 
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Africa’s Famine – Will President Obama’s Power Africa and Adesina’s Light Up Africa Make a Difference? | Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Africa’s Famine – Will President Obama’s Power Africa and Adesina’s Light Up Africa Make a Difference? | Chicago Council on Global Affairs | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
Dr. Lindiwe Sibanda of FANRPAN discusses the need for sustainable energy to promote agricultural development.
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Mastering the last mile to food security

Mastering the last mile to food security | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
By Alice Marks Is there light at the end of the tunnel for achieving food and nutrition security? According to Roberto Ridolfi, Director for Sustainable Growth and Development at the European Commi…
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Does Participation in Agricultural Value Chains Make Smallholders Better Off?

At the end of the day, I find that contract farming significantly increases the income of participants. Perhaps more importantly, I find that contract farming increases the income net of contract farming revenue of participants. In other words, there are positive spillovers on other sources of income (here, income from from sales of livestock and income from other agricultural sources such as the sales of non-contracted crops and animal byproducts).

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Animal Antibiotics: The New Apocalyptic Threat?

Animal Antibiotics: The New Apocalyptic Threat? | Food Policy, Supply, Security & Safety | Scoop.it
“Without urgent, coordinated action, the world is heading towards a post-antibiotic era, in which common infections and minor injuries, which have been treatable for decades, can once again kill.”
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