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2014-02-12 08:31:43

New study identifies most promising agricultural tools for feeding the world's poorest WASHINGTON, Feb.

2013-05-24 23:15:21

The project addresses five pressing agricultural development challenges and the teams, comprising Southern Researchers and senior researchers from across the globe have produced policy research

2012-03-13 10:38:07

As developing countries battle multiple threats to food security—soaring prices, crop-crushing weather extremes and dramatic population growth—agriculture experts gathering in New Delhi this week warn that efforts to boost food production and reduce malnutrition risk failure if they continue to ignore the important role of women farmers around the world.

2011-03-21 12:03:00

Study indicates need for sustainable water models at all levels of society Half of world economy could be affected by water scarcity CHICAGO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Unless more sustainable water resource management practices are adopted by companies and individuals, almost half of the global economy and more than half of the world's population will be exposed to severe water scarcity by 2050, according to research released today by Veolia Water.

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2010-12-02 07:35:00

Growing staple food prices in 2008 and 2010 may be just a quick preview of things to come in the future as impacts from climate change and population growth merge, according to a report issued at UN talks in Cancun on Wednesday.

2010-10-11 16:38:00

First 1,000 days Key to Winning Fight Against Hunger NEW YORK, Oct.


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obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
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