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.

Troubling new research says global warming will cut wheat yields, Washington Post

Weather centres to arm Central Africa’s farmers against climate shifts, Thomson Reuters

African Development Bank presidential candidates outline their aims, The Guardian

Edible Insects as an Integrated Component of Sustainable Food Systems, Chicago Council

Revisiting GMOs: Are There Differences in European Consumers’ Acceptance and Valuation for Cisgenically vs Transgenically Bred Rice? PLOS one

Gut feelings and possible tomorrows: (where) does animal farming fit? Food Climate Research Network

The Precision Agriculture Revolution, Foreign Affairs

Can agroecology save us from ‘scorched-earth’ agriculture? The Ecologist

Africa: Soil Erosion May Threaten Global Food Security, AllAfrica

Malawi study reveals devastating cost of child undernutrition, The Guardian

The role of biotechnology in combating climate change: A question of politics? Science and Public Policy

Facing the future: water and agriculture, Global Food Security

Best predictor of severe fires in the Western Amazon? Drought, The Guardian

Pope says environmental sinners will face God’s judgment for world hunger, The Guardian



  1. Thank you for these links, very informative!

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