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.

Time to care about soil management in 2015, Devex

The growth opportunity in Africa, McKinsey & Company

Danone and Mars launch £79m fund for smallholder farmers, The Guardian

Biofortification: An agricultural investment for nutrition, Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition

The Climate change vulnerability Sourcebook, PAEPARD

Get the best from intercropping coffee, Daily Monitor

Include genes in climate change plans, urges FAO, SciDev.Net

Scientific consensus on GMO safety stronger than for global warming, Genetic Literacy Project

Healthy Food for a Healthy World, The Guardian

Going against the grain, Global Food Security

The Global Calculator, globalcalculator.org

Capacity Development of Cashew Value Chain Actors in West Africa, PAEPARD

A Global Compact on Africa’s Agriculture, AllAfrica

Protecting Local Land Rights in Agricultural Investment: A Path Towards International Consensus, The Chicago Council

Nepal: Farming the future, The Guardian

Climate change “refugees” off the agenda, but problem looms large, Thomson Reuters Trust

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