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.

Rothamsted Research plays a part in shaping Europe’s sustainable energy future, Rothamsted Research

African innovations that can change the world, One

Agroecology can help fix our broken food system. Here’s how. Ensia

How Digital Financial Services Can Meet The Financing Demands Of Smallholder Farmers, microlinks

Millions of world’s poorest children left behind despite global progress, new UNICEF report says, Unicef

Netherlands ordered to cut greenhouse gas emissions, BBC News

Got Camel Milk? Ethiopian Dairy Processor Ramps Up Production With USAID Support, Agrilinks

Roads, railways and research can stop global food waste, The Guardian

New Study Finds that Orange Sweet Potato Reduces Diarrhea in Childrenm HarvestPlus

30 Women Under 30 Changing Food, Foodtank

The things that make me proud, iied

Will Greece go hungry if it exits the euro? That’s a question for the insurance industry, The Guardian

Counting Africa’s Rural Entrepreneurs, The World Bank

Letter from Africa: The farmer who wants to lead Tanzania, BBC News

The 17 Words That Made Pope Francis’ Climate Change Letter Go Viral, Forbes

The first crop plant genetically engineered to release an insect pheromone for defence, Nature

Safeguarding Ecosystem Services: A Methodological Framework to Buffer the Joint Effect of Habitat, PlosOne

Sustainable soil management key to curbing climate change and ensuring food security – UN agency, UN News Centre

If we want to end poverty, we need to be able to measure it properly, The Guardian

Thumbs-up: Bill Nye explains climate change with emoji, C Net



  1. Henry Calleb says:

    it’s a good idea to put to the surface the agricultural strength of areas…. im of great Interest

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