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.

The Rome Declaration on Nutrition, FAO

Harnassing the Potential: ICT and knowledge sharing in Agriculture, APPG

Learning our lessons as we shape the post 2015 “Data Revolution”, Development Gateway

Challenging misconceptions: Inclusive agricultural economies already exist in Africa, Future Agricultures

Rice Revolution: Super strains developed in China and the Philippines hold promise to feed the world’s Poor, Konfrontasi

Stepping up to the challenge – Six Issues facing global climate change and food security, Eldis

Obama Administration launched the new US Climate Resilience Toolkit, Chicago Council

Discrimination Against Women is Major Cause of Persistent Hunger, Hunger Report 2015

Video: Nature Is Speaking, Conservation International

Fighting Climate Change With Indigenous Livelihoods, Forbes

Holding Back the Sahara, New York Times

How can we strengthen collaboration in support of women and girl empowerment?, Business Fights Poverty

Can Africa trade its ‘dismal continent’ image for ‘Afro-optimism’?, Thomson Reuters Foundation

How science helped Nigeria avert famine, Nigerian Pilot

Renewing Crop Insurance Debate, Agriculture.com

New global disaster reduction strategy must include vulnerable people, Thomson Reuters Foundation

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