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.

NIAB leads taskforce on new sustainable intensification guidelines, Farming Online

Are we measuring the right things? The latest multidimensional poverty index is launched today – what do you think?, Duncan Green, Oxfam

Study: Deforestation leaves fish undersized and underfed, BBC News

GMO 2.0: genetically modified foods with added health benefits, The Guardian

EU Nations Back Flexibility on Biotech-Crop Cultivation, Bloomberg

Countries recognize vital role of small-scale fishers, FAO

How Do We Feed The Next One Billion People?, Forbes

The hungry and forgotten, The Economist

A new look at land-grabs in the global South linked to EU biomass policies, Biofuelwatch

It’s time to be honest about how we trace produce through our food chains, The Guardian

Planting for profit, and greater good, The New York Times

Agrichemicals & health: True Cost Accounting gets personal, Sustainable Food Trust

What’s wrong with GM?, SciDev.Net

National climate laws help pave the way for new UN deal, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Fish stocks depleted in tropics as poorer nations feed themselves, The Guardian

How Weeds Could Help Feed Billions in a Warming World, Yale Environment 360

Nutrition for Growth: One Year On, Generation Nutrition

Britain shamed over supermarket waste, The Times

 

 

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