What we’ve been reading this week

This week’s summary on the news stories and blogs that have grabbed our attention. We welcome your thoughts and comments on these articles.

Fast growing fish variety could benefit Egypt and West Africa, SciDev.net

There’s a price to be paid for our cheap food, The Guardian

‘Buy British’ looks set to be abandoned, The Financial Times (subscription required)

Poor harvests force Hovis to turn to EU again, The Financial TImes (subscription required)

Special report: World food injustice – the facts on a plate, The Independent

Almost half of the world’s food thrown away, report shows, The Guardian

Nigeria: Nation Produces Hybrid Cassava Varieties to Boost Productivity, All Africa

Food Security In 75% African Countries AT Extreme Risk  Global Food Security Risk Index Reveals, Modern Ghana

An activist recants on GM food, The Globe and Mail



  1. I actually have a tendency to go along with all the things that is
    written in “What weve been reading this week – One Billion Hungry: Can We Feed the World?
    ”. Many thanks for all the info.I appreciate

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