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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
Guardians of life and of Earth
Around the world, but especially in the planet’s poorest regions, women represent a life force that renews itself daily, sometimes against all odds.
How agroforestry schemes can improve food security in developing countries
There is a growing push to integrate trees and shrubs with crops.
Farming in the sky in Singapore
An urban agriculture venture in Singapore hopes to increase the country's resilience and food security with a new rooftop garden technology.
Examining how rainfall variability, food security and migration interact
An innovative look at how rainfall variability and food insecurity are drivers for migration.
Worms, termites, microbes offer food security
Worms and termites are not likely to win hearts and minds, but they, along with lichens and microbes, are vital to food security.
Small islands, big food concerns
While imported food is bringing lifestyle diseases to many small islands, it has reduced hunger and may be necessary for climate change adaptation.
Food scarcity: the timebomb setting nation against nation
As the UN and Oxfam warn of the dangers ahead, expert analyst Lester Brown says time to solve the global food crisis is running out.
Too many still struggling to meet food and nutrition goals
High food prices could prevent millions of people, particularly children, from escaping poverty and hunger.
Future of food in Japan
Uncertainty clouds the future for healthy food-loving Japanese. Can food self-sufficiency be increased?
Home-grown food in schools for a green economy
Brazil is linking public sector food procurement to local family-based small-scale agriculture.
Maya nut could boost resilience to climate change
The Maya nut is one of the few tree species able to adapt to predicted climate changes in tropical forests.
Food insecurity and the conflict trap
What can we learn from the World Food Programme's investigation into the link between food insecurity and conflict?
Oxfam calls for radical rethink of world food system
Leading international development NGO outlines a plan to significantly change the way the world feeds itself.
Global food crisis: the US speculators playing with our daily bread
To what extent is commodity speculation to blame for continuing record-high food prices?
Land of rising food anxieties
The impact of the ongoing nuclear disaster means Japan's food security situation seems unlikely to improve in the future, unless there are drastic policy changes.
Protecting native bee populations in Mexico
Apart from the value of the country's sizeable honey industry, many Mexican organisations are also recognizing how crucial bees are in the balance of an ecosystem.
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