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.

Africa Needs Science, Not Aid, The New York Times

Biotechnology in Africa, Springer

AfDB’s NERICA dissemination project receives US Treasury Award, PAEPARD

Can we change the goals of development without changing the implementers?, IIED

Fishy business, Nature

Climate change research goes to the extremes, Northeastern

Harvest of controversy, The Hindu

UPDATE 1-Brazil farmers say GMO corn no longer resistant to pests, Reuters

Geneticists offer clues to better rice, tomato crops, Phys.org

Climate change wins precarious slot in proposed development goals, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Milking it in Malawi, Global Food Security

Can ‘agroecology’ bring food security to Latin America?, The Guardian

Ugandan Promotes ‘Slow Food’ Ideals to Feed Africa, Voice of America

GM’s potential in Africa impeded by ‘dysfunctional debate’, SciDev.Net

Study: Climate change and air pollution will combine to curb food supplies, MIT News

Five Ways to Make Agriculture Innovation Better Serve the Needs of Women Farmers, Food Tank

How a Kenyan TV series is helping farmers improve productivity, increase income, The Christian Science Monitor

Africa: Beyond the Tipping Point, Agri Pulse

A Food Waste Reduction Movement Gathers Steam, Forbes

Twitter Roundup Highlights Food Security Solutions, Global Food for Thought

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