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28 February 2017

Agriculture and Biodiversity
allAfrica.com, 2017-02-28
While many Kenyans are grappling with an acute food insecurity occasioned by the prolonged dry spell, a move by Uasin Gishu County residents to engage in shamba system is paying off with millions of shilling generated from the initiative.

23 February 2017

Agriculture and Biodiversity
Science Daily, 2017-02-23
'Food production must double by 2050 to feed the world's growing population.' This truism has been repeated so often in recent years that it has become widely accepted among academics, policymakers and farmers, but now researchers are challenging this assertion and suggesting a new vision for the future of agriculture.
UN News Centre, 2017-02-23
22 February 2017 – Warning that diminishing natural resources and a changing climate have put humankind’s future ability to feed itself “in jeopardy,” the United Nations underlined today that while the planet still has the potential to produce enough food, “major transformations” are needed to make production sustainable and to ensure that all of humanity benefits.

22 February 2017

Agriculture and Biodiversity
Science Daily, 2017-02-22
Almost 20 per cent of the food made available to consumers is lost through over-eating or waste, a study suggests.
Inter Press Service News Agency, 2017-02-22
ROME, Feb 22 2017 (IPS) - Mankind’s future ability to feed itself is in jeopardy due to intensifying pressures on natural resources, mounting inequality, and the fallout from a changing climate, warns a new United Nations’ report.
 

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