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8 October 2015

Agriculture and Biodiversity
UN News Centre, 2015-10-08
7 October 2015 – The genome sequences of thousands of rice varieties have been placed with a United Nations-backed treaty on plant genetics by the world’s leading rice research institute to help boost plans to set up a global data exchange for crop genetic resources, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

6 October 2015

Agriculture and Biodiversity
Christian Science Monitor, 2015-10-06
Wild plants can protect themselves from pests, but scientists think this immune system has been bred out of domesticated crop plants. Now, they're trying to figure out how to bring it back.

2 October 2015

Agriculture and Biodiversity
BBC News, 2015-10-02
Modernising Africa's agriculture sector to attract young people will help tackle youth unemployment and food insecurity, a report has suggested.

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