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.

Mozambique agriculture plan could displace 100,000 farmers – activists, Thomson Reuters Foundation

CTA Brussels’ briefing on Improving nutrition, PAEPARD

Paris Can’t Be Another Copenhagen, New York Times

The government’s Plan Bee, The Washington Post

Social protection schemes hold key to beating world hunger, says UN, The Guardian

U.N. Reports About 200 Million Fewer Hungry People Than in 1990, New York Times

AfDB invests N14 billion in African agriculture, Premium Times

Jobless youth turns cassava root into a Sh500,000 business venture, Farm Biz Africa

Farmers hold the key to nature conservation: let’s treat them that way, Ther Conservation

Reliance on trade makes food systems vulnerable, SciDev.Net

Red Lists for cultivated species – why we need it and suggestions for the way forward, Bioversity International

Poorest nations, not just richest, must act to end extreme poverty – campaigners, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Healthy Food for a Healthy World: Advancing Transdisciplinary Research, Chicago Council

New Ben And Jerry’s Flavor Fights Climate Change, Forbes

Angola elections bring change to farm sector, Reuters

Farmers Agree to Water Cuts in Claifornia, The New York Times

South Sudan close to economic collapse as famine fears resurface, The Guardian

A real-time food security information system is a Big Data reality, World Bank

The Importance of Understanding Urban Food Flows, Chicago Council

EPA proposing temporary pesticide-free zones for honeybees, Reuters


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