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2014-05-27 08:28:16

STOCKHOLM, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Feeding the world while safeguarding its resources This represents a vital challenge to which humanity must rise.

2011-03-09 06:20:00

Food production in many of the world’s poorest regions could as much as double with small-scale “eco-farming,” a system that could also help fight climate change.

2010-10-17 08:40:00

The United Nations top official on the right to food has called for extensive changes in farming methods to protect the environment and ensure everyone has plenty to eat.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.