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Imprisoned without trial: The Indigenous population of Mexico

In this article, Kristin Dilani Nadarajah describes the human rights movement happening to stop the mistreatment of indigenous prisoners by the Mexican government.
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Polder project: Coastal zone of Bangladesh

Professor Robert Aiken discusses work on food networks in this report, specifically the Polder project.
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The importance of sustainable eating for the environment and our health

Using expert guidance, here, the importance of sustainable eating for the environment and our health and how to effectively carry out a sustainable lifestyle is highlighted.
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Ways to combat food waste in 2019

Food waste is a growing problem in the UK but there are a number of ways that you can help combat the issue.
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Committee asks UK government: where is the Minister for Hunger?

The Government does not fully understand the relationship between food insecurity, hunger and malnutrition.

Transformative research on cowpea: Post-harvest protection

Louis E. N. Jackai, PhD, Professor and IPM Specialist and Dr. Beatrice N. Dingha, Associate Research Professor at the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Design share with discuss post-harvest protection for smallholder cowpea production using vegetable oil
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Agriculture: Key to eradicating hunger and securing food

Cristina Cruz from FCiencias.Id explains why agriculture is the key to accomplishing the UN Sustainable Development Goals of eradicating hunger and securing food
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Developments in food research: Exeter University students join the fight to save the banana

Banana exports are threatened by pests, diseases, and climate change. Students at Exeter University have joined researchers to address food research challenges, as Dr Daniel Bebber, Senior Lecturer in Microbial Ecology describes
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Global efforts to fight hunger and feed the planet in a sustainable way

Commissioner Phil Hogan shares his remarks on World Food Day 2018 at the Civil Dialogue Group Discussion - Global Food Security, Sustainable Development and Relations with Africa on 16th October 2018, where he charts global efforts to fight hunger and feed the planet in a sustainable way

Climate Hazards Group: Strengthening defences against food insecurity

The Climate Hazards Group contributes to Food Security Outlooks that strengthen food security

Modernising and simplifying EU food safety policy

The work of European Commissioner for Health & Food Safety Vytenis Andriukaitis around modernising and simplifying EU food safety policy is investigated here by Open Access Government
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U.S. efforts to promote food security and provide humanitarian assistance

The vital work of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) is examined here by Open Access Government, with a focus on their efforts to promote food security and provide humanitarian assistance in other countries, such as Ethiopia
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Modernising health policy, building up knowledge and tackling preventable diseases

The work of Vytenis Andriukaitis, European Commissioner for Health & Food Safety, with responsibility for modernising health policy, building up knowledge and tackling preventable diseases

Inter- and transdisciplinary research on yam systems for improved food security in West Africa

Professor Emmanuel Frossard from ETH Zurich and his collaborators from Switzerland and West Africa experiment in the YAMSYS project, a novel approach for improved soil and crop management in yam systems
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The sustainable intensification of agriculture in Europe

In this in-depth analysis, Cristina Cruz, Professor Auxiliar at Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa (FCUL) shares her thoughts on the sustainable intensification of agriculture (SIA) in Europe today
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USDA: Protecting Americans from foodborne illness

Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Food Safety at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Carmen Rottenberg explains how the Food Safety and Inspection Service protects Americans from foodborne illness
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Lords launch inquiry into post-Brexit food prices

The House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee have launched an inquiry into the impact of Brexit on the price, and availability, of food for UK consumers Thirty per cent of food consumed in the UK comes from the EU, including over 83% per cent of its fresh vegetables...
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Leading America towards a better future through in-house research

The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s scientific in-house research agency, as Open Access Government discovers The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s scientific in-house research agency. Their job is finding solutions to agricultural problems that affect Americans daily, from the field...
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Nanoparticles – a new weapon to fight plant disease and increase yield

Wade Elmer of The Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station explores the effects of nanoparticles on health, the environment, and plant disease
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Investigating how to make farmed fish immunity more robust

Dr María Ángeles Esteban’s group is searching for new biomarkers involved in fish immunity and welfare in farmed environments

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