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.

Africa commodity exchanges get $5m boost, Financial Times

Energy efficiency of local food distribution can match globalised systems, European Commission

Common pesticides ‘can kill frogs within an hour’, The Guardian

‘Alternative agriculture’: key to preserving food security and biodiversity?, European Commission

U.K. consumer attitudes study reveals preference for GM labelling, Fresh Fruit Portal

Interested in Food + Technology? Five Opportunities You Shouldn’t Miss, Forbes

Uganda: Over a Billion Tonnes of Food Wasted Annually – FAO, Africa Agriculture News

Watch live: World Economic Forum at Davos, The Telegraph

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