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.

New infographics portal : Everything you wanted to know about Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security, CCAFS

The seeds of a new generation, New York Times

Growth soars in sustainable commodities, but poorest producers miss out, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Small is Beautiful – four aims for positive land management, Thinking Country

The danger of trusting corporations to lead the fight against world hunger, Triple Crisis

First African study on biodiversity in genetically modified maize finds insects abundant, EurekAlert

Africa’s Green Revolution Is Ready to Go – Just Add Investments, AllAfrica.com

Should African farmers be able to choose GM crops?, B4FA

Voices of the Hungry; killer indicators, and how to measure the social determinants of health. New thinking on measurement with Gallup Inc., Duncan Green, Oxfam

Can global farm innovators help re-green the Sahel?, Thomson Reuters Foundation

We need G.M.O. wheat, New York Times

Food Losses and Waste in China and Their Implication for Water and Land, Environmental Science and Technology

Enough is Enough! Building a sustainable economy in a world of finite resources, Ideas for Sustainability

A Better Way Forward for Food and Agriculture, Agree

Migrating monarch butterflies hit shockingly low numbers, Mongabay

Empowering Smallholder Farmers, The Economist

African Investors Join Scramble for Africa, The Wall Street Journal

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