What we’ve been reading this week

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

After 2015 – Toward zero hunger and sustainable food production? SIANI

Science and NGO practice are closer than they appear, SciDev.Net

Sustainable Intensification: Getting the Most from the Land, Agri-Pulse

Scientists Unite to Share Ag Data and Feed the World, USDA

DNA double helix: discovery that led to 60 years of biological revolution, The Guardian

Genebank Standards for Plant Genetic Resources, FAO

Incremental change is not enough – climate, business experts, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Europe’s other debt crisis caused by the long legacy of future extinctions, PNAS

New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition: Part 2, ONE

Frankenfoods reduce global warming, The Economist

The Economist says we can simply adapt to climate change. We think they are mistaken, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Let’s protect biotech crops from environmental zealots, Politico

The benefits of alternative farming methods, The Guardian

Book explores biotech as tool for poverty alleviation, Sunrise

GMOs good for Africa’s development, says Harvard don, New Vision

Heavy use of herbicide Roundup linked to health dangers-U.S. study, Reuters

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  1. Reblogged this on drbausman's Blog.

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