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The Food and Agriculture Organization leads United Nations Commission on Population and Development to call for actions that favour responsible consumption and production patterns. A woman in Fatumnasi holding her harvest, casava. Image: Aris Sanjaya/CIFOR via Flickr. CC BY NC-ND 2.0FAO (UN) May 17, 2021 In a sign that...
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By Zukiswa Pikoli and Michelle Banda• 23 May 2021 A major contributor to South Africa’s hunger crisis is the economic downturn and loss of income as a result of Covid-19, yet food prices continue to rise despite the Constitution’s assertion that all citizens have a right...
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Technological advances can help manage more efficient, sustainable and accountable farming practices. (Shutterstock) Abdul-Rahim Abdulai, University of Guelph; Carling Bieg, University of Guelph; Evan Fraser, University of Guelph, and Sarah Marquis, L’Université d’Ottawa/University of Ottawa Global food supply chains proved brittle during the COVID-19 pandemic,...
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Singapore is aiming to produce 30% of its own food by 2030, a number that is currently closer to 10%.To achieve this, emphasis has been put on citizens to help grow what they can.Growing food in urban farms on carpark rooftops to reused outdoor spaces...
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Science, technology and innovation solutions hope to boost food security in developing countries as they seek ways to bounce back from COVID-19. Food security is at a critical juncture. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted food production, trade, logistics and value chains. Pandemic-induced lockdowns, travel bans...
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