Monthly Archives: January 2016

Guatemala Says YES to Farmers’ Rights: Capacity Development at Work

Originally posted on THE GFAR BLOG:
The mountains of La Sierra de los Cuchumatanes cover 14% of Guatemala and are home to numerous family farming communities. The area is rich in genetic diversity of crops such as maize, and is…

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New FAO chief’s plan : global eradication of hunger (UN News)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
NEW CHIEF OF UN’S FOOD AND AGRICULTURE AGENCY OUTLINES PLANS AS HE STARTS WORK New York, Jan  3 2012  6:05PM The new head of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has begun work, pledging…

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Hope to break down any remaining resistance of agriculture decision makers to encourage crop breeding for nutrition (Global Food for Thought)

Originally posted on DESERTIFICATION:
Read at : http://globalfoodforthought.typepad.com/global-food-for-thought/2010/11/roger-thurow-outrage-and-inspire-hidden-hunger-exposed.html HIDDEN HUNGER EXPOSED Roger Thurow – Outrage and Inspire – “Hidden Hunger Exposed” Hidden hunger was brought out into the open in a big way this week – and so was a…

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