What we’ve been reading this week

Every week we summarise the news stories and blogs that have grabbed our attention. We welcome your thoughts and comments on these articles.

Speed up roll-out of GM crops, says Downing Street, The Telegraph

How Africa’s first commodity exchange revolutionised Ethiopia’s economy, The Guardian Poverty Matters Blog

African Agricultural Growth Corridors: Who benefits, who loses?, EcoNexus

More UK aid channelled via investment funds in tax haven of Mauritius, The Guardian

No time to lose: A life in pursuit of deadly viruses, Peter Piot

Interview with Dr. Klaus Kraemer on Tackling Malnutrition and Micronutrient Deficiencies, Global Food for Thought Blog

The Farming Forecast Calls for Change, New York Times

What’s so smart about climate smart agriculture?, Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS) blog

Left Out: How much of the fresh produce that we grow never makes it off the farm?, Switchboard NRDC

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