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
Uganda: Over a Billion Tonnes of Food Wasted Annually – FAO, Africa Agriculture News
Watch live: World Economic Forum at Davos, The Telegraph