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.

2015 Gates Annual Letter, Gates Notes

Scientists Work to Contain Modified Organisms to Labs, The New York Times

Humans push planet beyond boundaries towards “danger zone”- study, Thomson Reuters Foundation

How 5 Creative Young People Are Addressing Youth Employment In Africa, Forbes

GM crop vote was just the beginning of Europe’s biotech battle, The Guardian

Top 10 Ecosystem Service and Resilience Reads of 2014, CGIAR

Long list of sustainable development goals likely to stay, UNDP says, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Can Sustainable Intensification Help Feed the World?, The Cattle Site

International Partnership Creating Biodiversity Database, The Daily Meal

International Conflict Tops List of Global Risks in 2015, World Economic Forum

Genetic diversity a hidden tool in coping with climate change, FAO

Deepening Food Democracy, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy

Sustainable development goals: changing the world in 17 steps – interactive, The Guardian

Ethiopian land regeneration project supported by IFAD shows promising results, IFAD

ARCH: European Agricultural Research towards greater impact on global CHallenges, PAEPARD

Rwanda: Sustainable Food and Agriculture for Rwanda, AllAfrica


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