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locust outbreak in india, GODAN

Locust outbreak in India continues to harm food security

Andre Laperriere, the Executive Director of Global Open Data for Agriculture & Nutrition (GODAN) discusses the locust outbreak in India.
lead out of the environment, environment

Time to take a lead by taking lead out of the environment

Jacques Trouvilliez, Executive Secretary of AEWA, discusses the challenge of continued use of lead ammunition.
rice varieties, pesticide

Tailor-made climate-ready and nutrient-dense rice

Precision breeding has tailor-made new rice varieties designed to combat the double burden of malnutrition and a pesticide-free environment, according to Professor Dr Apichart Vanavichit from the Rice Science Center in Thailand.
legumes, processors and growers research organisation

Agriculture focus: Legumes contribute to a better world

Roger Vickers, CEO of the Processors and Growers Research Organisation explains the LegValue project and how in the world of agriculture, legumes contribute to a better world.
food waste, pandemic

Food waste during a global pandemic can create opportunity for change

Food security is one of the biggest concerns emerging globally: What can be changed in the UK to stop food waste?
Covid-19 death risk, low income

Researchers link race and class to increased COVID-19 death risk

Study finds non-white, low-income populations suffer increased COVID-19 death risk, and proposes rent freeze policies to help people survive.
food pollution, indigenous

Research explores how Indigenous people face food pollution

The University of Helsinki reviews the impact of climate change on food pollution experienced by Indigenous people globally.
University of Guelph

Thinking outside the bee box

The University of Guelph present the future of crop protection and production: Apivectoring is a technology that harnesses the natural power of bees.
global agricultural output

COVID-19 threatens to impact global agricultural output and food security

Dr Suchith Anand, Chief Scientist at Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN), discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic threatens to impact global agricultural output and food security and why Governments need open data to address it.

Europe: Ensuring a modern and sustainable agriculture sector

Here, we learn about Janusz Wojciechowski and his priorities: Ensuring a modern and sustainable agriculture sector in Europe that adapts to changes in climate, demographics and technologies.

COVID-19 heroes: Who are the workers protecting our country?

It is time to get familiar with the COVID-19 heroes who are not doctors or nurses: Who else is risking their health for the community?
sustainable agroecosystems, grazing

Sustainable agroecosystems: Research to assess the benefits of regenerative grazing principles

Richard Teague, from Rangeland, Wildlife and Fisheries Management, Texas A&M University, discusses sustainable agroecosystems.
green agriculture, legumes

Biological nitrogen fixation in legumes: Green agriculture and increased food security in Africa

Felix Dapare Dakora from Tshwane University of Technology, Pretoria, South Africa, provides a fascinating insight into the world of biological nitrogen fixation in legumes, including the opportunities for green agriculture and increased food security in Africa.
plant-based food, protein transition

Crops for the future: Accelerating protein transitions with new plant-based foods

Sabrina Ruzanski & Emanuele Zannini detail PROTEIN2FOOD, a project that concerns pioneering crops for future generations, most notably, accelerating protein transitions with new plant-based foods.
recycling legislation

UK recycling legislation proposals for 2023: The future of commercial food waste

Grant Keenan, Managing Director of Keenan Recycling, examines Scotland’s implementation of tighter food waste recycling legislation and what it will mean for the similar incoming UK government legislation.
eradicate period poverty, sanitary products

Scotland due to pass bill to eradicate period poverty

Scotland are due to set a global precedent with their bill to eradicate period poverty via free sanitary products.
bumble bees need biodiversity, technical university of munich

Researchers emphasise that bumble bees need biodiversity

Researchers at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) found that bees prefer to consume a low-fat diet, emphasising that bumble bees need biodiversity.
tackle food waste

Government awards £1.15 million to tackle food waste

Businesses and not-for-profits will benefit from new government funding of £1.15 million to tackle food waste in the UK.
zero carbon bill, food security

OECD: Discussing the Zero Carbon Bill, agriculture and climate change

Here, two policy analysts from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) talk to Open Access Government about the Zero Carbon Bill.
viral diseases, food security

Viral diseases of food security and livelihood importance

Here, Professors Sharadhuli Kimera and Gerald Misinzo from Sokoine University of Agriculture, focus on viral diseases of food security that affect livelihood.

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