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Agritechnica 2019: Agricultural innovation in the field

Here, we discuss what to expect from Agritechnica 2019, an ongoing culmination of agricultural innovation in Hanover.
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British people waste one third of their food shop

The weekly food shop is a staple of British culture, but why is so much of it going to waste?
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Five small steps for a more sustainable 2020

Here, we cut through the confusion to discuss how you can realistically change your life to live a more sustainable 2020.
women in agriculture, AWIEF

Open Data intitiatives empowering women in agriculture

Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) discuss Open Data initiatives for women in agriculture.
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Can container farming help meet the rising demand for local food?

With the demand for local produce constantly rising due to environmental, economic and quality reasons, Johnathan Bulmer, MD at Cleveland Containers, has urged for more pick up on container farming.
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World Food Day: “Future-proof our food systems”

Here, we have comment from Andre Laperrière from Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) on the importance of future-proofing the food system.
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Food waste: How tech can eat away at our hefty problem

Jamie Crummie, co-founder of Too Good To Go discusses how technology could be the solution to food waste in the UK.

Full utilisation of the catch of pelagic fish: Opportunities and challenges

Turid Rustad, Professor NTNU in Norway, explains the opportunities and challenges when it comes to the full utilisation of the catch of pelagic fish to meet the increasing demand for food.
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Endocrine disruptors and non-communicable diseases in Africa

Chiara Frazzoli and Alberto Mantovani from Istituto Superiore di Sanità share their insights into endocrine disruptors and non-communicable diseases in Africa, in collaboration with NOODLES Alliance Network.
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Brexit uncertainty creates new human rights problems

The on-going Brexit uncertainty poses serious human rights issues, Amnesty International said today.
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Childhood report: One quarter of a million UK children unhappy

Almost a quarter of a million UK children are unhappy, according to a new report by the University of York and The Children’s Society.
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To tackle climate change we need to rethink our food system

Here, Kathleen Rogers and Dr. Shenggen Fan, discuss their opinion of what needs to change with our food system so humans can survive climate change.
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GODAN: Meat production is a huge cause of carbon emissions

Here, Andre Laperrière, Executive Director of Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), comments on the latest UN report on meat as a cause of carbon emissions.
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PM Johnson must stop arms export to Saudi Arabia says Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch said that PM Boris Johnson must address the rising use of food banks, the ongoing weapons export to Saudi Arabia and the genuine application of human rights in foreign policy.
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Open Data in global food security, climate change and the agricultural crisis

André Laperrière, Executive Director of Global Open Data for Agriculture & Nutrition (GODAN), discusses global food security and what can be done to solve this ongoing, critical issue.
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Where is the clean water in Iraq?

Authorities have failed to ensure for almost 30 years that Basra residents have sufficient clean water in Iraq, resulting in on-going health concerns, Human Rights Watch said in a report.
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Is Venezuela approaching a complete societal shutdown?

Here, Laura Sharp and Georgina Wright assess the ongoing social, economic and political situation in Venezuela to explore the likelihood of the country experiencing a complete societal shutdown.
UK government welfare cuts, food poverty

UK government welfare cuts increase food poverty

UK government welfare cuts over the past decade have left families in England without enough food to eat, in a breach of the government’s duty to ensure adequate food.
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£6 million government funding awarded under scheme to cut food waste

Environment Secretary Michael Gove invites organisations to apply for the second round of more than £6 million funding under government’s scheme to cut food waste.
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Countries throw a spotlight on European public health

More than 70 events in over 25 countries take place between 13 and 17 May in first ever European Public Health Week.

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