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.

DFID’s Conceptual Framework on Agriculture, DFID

Insects should be part of a sustainable diet in future, says report, The Guardian

Big ideas and emerging innovations, The Chicago Council

Science on the Pulse: At the intersection of biodiversity, environmental and human health, Thrive

Green Climate Fund aims to fund first projects in November, Reuters

We Are the Solution: African Women Organize for Land and Seed Sovereignty, ReliefWeb

Adam Liaw: five scientific developments that will change the way we eat, The Guardian

Q&A: The Role of Agribusiness in Youth Unemployment, Technoserve

IITA Promotes a Solution that Puts Smallholders’ Food, Nutrition and Income in a Bag, IPS

Paris deal ‘departing station’ for climate action – UN’s Figueres, Thomson Reuters

The global implications of rising food insecurity: an overview of the ODNI’s latest report, The Chicago Council

Study links child nutrition to livestock ownership, SciDevNet

Climate change: A rewired food web, Nature

The role of plant science in food security, University of Copenhagen

Q&A: Put farmers at heart of ‘adoption revolution‘, SciDevNet

Science on the Pulse: 10 essential reads on gender and land tenure, Thrive

Food safety and trade should improve nutrition and boost development – UN agencies, UN News Centre

To arm against drought, Kenya maps its water resources, Thomson Reuters

GCF Paradigm Shift Revisited, Green Climate Fund

The future of agriculture: Turning manure and food waste into a valuable resource, Agri Pulse


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