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.

We Need Clean-Energy Innovation, and Lots of It, Gates Notes

Prepare farms for the future, Nature

President Obama announces major progress through feed the future initiative, USAID

Strengthening civil society to support natural resource management, IIED

Tackling climate change: The contested politics of forest carbon projects in Africa, Steps Centre

A New Approach to Africa, New York Times

Don’t Let Food Be the Problem, Foreign Policy

Did the U.N. financing for development conference deliver?, Reuters

London economy vulnerable to climate change, assembly report finds, The Guardian

House Votes To Ban States From Labeling GMO Foods, Huffington Post

The Role of Latin America’s Land and Water Resources for Global Food Security: Environmental Trade-Offs of Future Food Production Pathways, PLOS ONE

Food Security, Climate Change, and Biotechnology: A Look at Bangladesh, The Chicago Council

To make meat greener, make it more efficiently, Grist

Obama says aid to farmers cuts child stunting across Africa, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Science and Policy United, Grantham Institute

Tanzania’s free SMS health campaign helps pregnant women, new mothers, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Dairy’s Role in Helping Develop Nutrition-Sensitive Food Systems Around the World, The Chicago Council

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